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Ocean Colour CCI time-series animations

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As the globe rotates it’s possible to see the outflow from rivers such as the Amazon, upwelling in areas such as the Benguela and the seasonal succession of phytoplankton. Blooming typically starts in the spring and then is maintained as higher values Chl-a in the summer followed by a drop off in the autumn leading to low values over the winter.

"OC_CCI_V2_Chl_two-globes.gif" was created from the version 2.0 dataset while "OC_CCI_V1_TimeSeries_Video.gif" was created from the version 1.0 dataset.

OC_CCI_V1_TimeSeries_Video.gif27.55 MB
OC_CCI_V2_Chl_two-globes.gif38.46 MB