Parameter: fg_chla_um3

Master parameters information
Short Name:
 chl_a
Short Description:
 chlorophyll a
Official Name:
 chlorophyll a
No Data Value:
Description:
 

total chlorophyll a pigment, in milligrams per meter cubed (mg/m^3) or micrograms per liter (µg/l); CAUTION Within JGOFS MERGED water column products this parameter is derived from HPLC methodology and the units are nanograms/liter; however; this parameter name is also used for a variety of water and nonwater column sampling; derived via the fluorometric method; units will also vary.

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
fg_chla_um3
Supplied Units: 
fg chla/um3
Conversion Necessary: 
no
Conversion Utility: 
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 
chlorophyll-a per unit volume