Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.54.6 (in the knb Catalog System)

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Name: 2009 Satellite kelp biomass
Description: Wet biomass (kg) of giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) from Landsat 5 imagery, in central, southern and Baja California, 2009
Number of Records: 3393348
Number of Columns: 4
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Object Name: kelp_biomass_landsat5_2009_20140117.zip
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Table Column Descriptions
  Latitude Longitude Date UTC Biomass
Column Name latitude  
longitude  
date_utc  
biomass  
Definition Latitude of center of pixel. Degrees North Longitude of center of pixel. Degrees East Date of measurement, Universal Time Coordinate Wet weight (kg) of kelp canopy in the pixel (900 meter squared)
Storage Type decimal  
decimal  
date  
decimal  
Measurement Type ratio ratio dateTime ratio
Measurement Values Domain
Unit degree
Precision 1e-08
Type real
Unit degree
Precision 1e-08
Type real
Format YYYYMMDD
Precision 1
Unit kilogram
Precision 1
Type real
Min
Max 50000 
Missing Value Code      
Code -998
Expl no measurement available, satellite view obscured by clouds
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