About the Project
Frequently Asked Questions
What is GlobColour ?
GlobColour project has been initiated and funded by the ESA Data User
Element Programme to develop a satellite based ocean color data service
to support global carbon-cycle research and operational oceanography.
GlobColour has started on November 15, 2005 ; Phase 2 of GlobColour has
started on December 8, 2006 just after the successful completion of Phase
1 with the first GlobColour User workshop that was held in conjunction
4th User Consultation on December 4-6 2006, in Villefranche-sur-mer.
How can I make a suggestion, or a feature request?
welcome any comments or feedback regarding this service. Please do not
hesitate to contact us : firstname.lastname@example.org
What are your
MERIS, MODIS/AQUA, SeaWiFS, POLDER/PARASOL. In the current Full
Product Set (v1.1) available to the scientific community, only MERIS,
MODIS/AQUA, and SeaWiFS are used.
can I get ?
beginning 2008, you can get the full 10-year data set (1997-2007)
of merged ocean color data (global coverage). A complete
description of the GlobColour products can be found in the Product User
How can I get data?
The GlobColour data can be accessed via the Hermes data server.
I cannot read your data format
The GlobColour products
format is fully described in the Product
Specific tools are available here.
ESA GlobToolBox is available here.
Please contact email@example.com
should you have any difficulty reading our products.
The European Service for Ocean Colour - GlobColour is an ESA Data
User Element Project