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The surface colour and temperature fields of the Mediterranean Sea, as appearing in time series of basin-wide images available in the CZCS and AVHRR historical archives, differentiate between basin interior and continental margins affected by coastal patterns, river plumes, and mesoscale features. The original data were processed to apply calibration factors, to correct for atmospheric contamination, and to estimate chlorophyll-like pigment concentration and surface temperature.

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Authors: BARALE V, SAI, JRC-Ispra (IT);ZIN I, SAI, JRC-Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Journal of Coastal Conservation (1999)
Record Number: 199911314 / Last updated on: 1999-09-03
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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