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Ocean Primary Productivity Study
This site offers datasets of primary productivity measurements, computer source code, input data fields, and ocean productivity estimates for modeling purposes, as well as information on the activities of the NASA-sponsored Ocean Primary Productivity Working Group (OPPWG), which has been conducting round-robin algorithm testing exercises to compare the performance of various productivity models with the intent of establishing a NASA resident "consensus" algorithm for the routine generation of ocean productivity maps.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
  • Tools:
    • Code
  • Biology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-321
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences