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The multi-timescale variability of the ocean physical-biological association in the tropical Pacific
Author(s): Xueyan Hou; Qing Dong; Cunjin Xue
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Paper Abstract

The physical forcing and biological response are highly variable over multi-time scales ranging from biennial to interdecadal in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Satellite provides a systematic view of the coupled biological-physical variability over large spatial scales. Based on the satellite observation data from 1985 to 2011, we analyzed the multi-timescale variabilities of the physical ocean parameters (sea surface temperature, sea level anomaly, wind, rainfall) and the biological ocean parameter (chlorophyll-a) as well as the linkages between them over the tropical Pacific Ocean. The goal of this study was to investigate the multi-timescale variability and spatial-temporal association patterns of the physical-biological paramters in the tropical Pacific Ocean of the year from 1985 to 2011.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 2014
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9261, Ocean Remote Sensing and Monitoring from Space, 92610R (10 December 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2069275
Show Author Affiliations
Xueyan Hou, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (China)
Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Qing Dong, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (China)
Cunjin Xue, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9261:
Ocean Remote Sensing and Monitoring from Space
Robert J. Frouin; Delu Pan; Hiroshi Murakami, Editor(s)

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