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Final ODINAFRICA List of Marine Atlas Parameters

 

[October, 2006.  This outline goes down to the first empty folder encountered, so some deepest-level empty folders are not listed here]


 

  • L = very long-term or static

  • A = annual

  • Q = seasonal

  • M = monthly

  • S = synoptic/episodic

  • T = time series

  • V = vertical distribution

  • P = model predictions

  • D = difference grids

  • 1 = resolution at or coarser than 1 degree

  • 10 = resolution roughly between 1 degree and 1 km

  • 100 = resolution finer than 1 km


  1. Base Map

    1. LOGSHEET

    2. Coastline

      1. GSHHS

      2. VMAP0

      3. World Borders

      4. World Vector Shoreline (GEBCO)

    3. Bathymetry & topography (L, 10)

      1. Gridded

        1. ETOPO2

          1. 2-min Resolution

          2. 10-min Resolution

        2. S2004

      2. Vector

        1. GEBCO

    4. Images

      1. GEBCO

      2. ETOPO2

      3. GLOBE

    5. Gazetteers

    6. Area of Interest

      1. 1-km Landcover (for masking)

      2. AOI Box

  2. Geosphere

    1. LOGSHEET

    2. Beaches & Dunes

    3. Energy Minerals

    4. Geohazards

      1. Earthquake Zones

      2. Faults & Plate Boundaries

      3. Historic Events

        1. Earthquakes

        2. Tsunamis

      4. Historic Impacts

        1. Earthquake Slides

        2. Tsunami Events Runups

        3. Tsunami Runups

    5. Geophysical Surveys

      1. Bathymetry

      2. Gravity

      3. Magnetic

      4. [Other material that needs to be combined with these?]

    6. Non-Energy Minerals

      1. Marine Minerals

      2. Deep Sea Drilling Program Sites

      3. Ocean Drilling Program Sites

    7. Sediments

      1. Chemical Composition

      2. Bottom Type

      3. Lebenspurren

      4. Texture

      5. Thickness

        1. NGDC Global Thickness

    8. Soils

      1. Types

      2. Characteristics

      3. Slope

      4. Texture

  3. Hydrosphere

    1. LOGSHEET

    2. Chemical Oceanography

      1. Major Nutrients/Oxygen

        1. Climatologies

          1. Nitrate

            1. Annual

            2. Monthly

            3. Seasonal

          2. Oxygen

            1. Annual

            2. Monthly

            3. Seasonal

          3. Phosphate

            1. Annual

            2. Monthly

            3. Seasonal

          4. Silicate

            1. Annual

            2. Monthly

            3. Seasonal

        2. Station Maps

      2. Micronutrients

      3. Pigments

        1. Chlorophyll

          1. MODIS-Aqua

            1. Annual

            2. Monthly

            3. Seasonal

          2. SeaWIFS

            1. Annual

            2. Seasonal

      4. Water Quality

        1. Classifications/Areas

        2. Hydrogen Sulfide Events

        3. Hypoxia/Anoxia

        4. Oil Spills

    3. Historical Surveys

      1. Cruises & Stations

        1. WHPO

        2. WOD05

      2. Atlases & Products

      3. Moorings

    4. Limnology

      1. Coastal Wetlands/Lagoons

      2. Drainage Basins

        1. Composite Runoff

          1. Annual

          2. Monthly

        2. River Discharge

      3. Rivers & Estuaries

        1. Hydrology

        2. Impacted Coasts

    5. Optical Oceanography

      1. Attenuation

        1. Kd490

          1. MODIS-Aqua

            1. Annual

            2. Seasonal

          2. World Ocean Optics Database (WOOD)

            1. Seasonal

        2. Secchi

          1. WOOD

            1. Seasonal

      2. Compensation Depth

        1. From Secchi

          1. Seasonal

      3. Insolation

        1. PAR

          1. WOOD

            1. Annual

            2. Seasonal

      4. Particulates/Scattering

    6. Physical Oceanography

      1. Currents

        1. Models

        2. Operational

          1. Drifters & Floats

          2. Satellite

        3. Research & Surveys

          1. Littoral Drift

          2. Moorings

          3. Shipdrift

            1. US Navy-NOAA

            2. Richardson

      2. Hydrography

        1. Density

        2. Salinity

          1. Annual

          2. Monthly

          3. Seasonal

        3. Temperature

          1. In-situ

            1. GLODAP

            2. WOA01

              1. Annual

              2. Monthly

              3. Seasonal

            3. WOD05

          2. Satellite

      3. Sea Level

        1. In-situ

        2. Satellite

      4. Waves

        1. In-situ

        2. Satellite

  4. Biosphere

    1. LOGSHEET

    2. Biological Oceanography

      1. Particulates/Scattering (see above)

      2. Phytoplankton

      3. Pigments

        1. Chlorophyll

          1. Satellite

            1. MODIS-Aqua

          2. WOA01

            1. Annual

            2. Seasonal

      4. Upwelling

      5. Zooplankton

    3. Marine Botany

      1. Algae & Kelp

      2. Exotic & Invasive Species

      3. Mangroves

      4. Marshes

      5. Mudflats

      6. Seagrasses

      7. Notable Areas

    4. Terrestrial Botany

      1. Vegetation

        1. Olsen Vegetation Index

        2. White Vegetation Map of Africa

        3. World Vegetation

      2. Landcover

        1. Global 1-km Landcover

    5. Fisheries

      1. Fishing Areas

      2. Fisheries Data

        1. By Country

        2. By Species

      3. Species Distributions

        1. GBIF

      4. Landing Sites

      5. Notable Areas

    6. Zoology

      1. Birds

      2. Fishes

      3. Invertebrates

        1. Exotic

        2. Protected

      4. Mammals

        1. Dolphins

        2. Dugongs/Manatees

        3. Whales

          1. GBIF

      5. Reptiles

      6. Corals

    7. Notable Areas

      1. Protected Areas

        1. RAMSAR (2)

        2. World Heritage Sites

      2. Lakes & Wetlands

        1. WWF L&W

      3. WWF Ecoregions

        1. WWF-Terrestrial

  5. Atmosphere

    1. LOGSHEET

    2. Air Quality

    3. Climate

      1. Precipitation

        1. PCP Merged Standard

      2. Pressure

        1. COADS Monthly

      3. Temperature

        1. COADS Monthly

      4. Winds

        1. COADS Monthly

    4. Weather

      1. Seasonal Characteristics

      2. Extreme Events

        1. PDC Tropical Storm Tracks

      3. Maximum Storm Conditions

        1. PDC Storm Zones

      4. Synoptic Weather Patterns

  6. Human Environment

    1. LOGSHEET

    2. Geopolitical

      1. Land

        1. Countries

        2. States & Internal Divisions

        3. Municipalities

      2. Marine

        1. EEZ

        2. Treaties

        3. Military

        4. Regular Dumping

        5. Shipping Routes

        6. IMO Zones (all types)

        7. Fairways & Anchorages

        8. Pipelines

        9. Cables

        10. Mineral Leases

        11. Offshore Structures

        12. Wrecks & Obstructions

        13. Aids to Navigation

        14. Explosives Dumping

        15. Fish Aggregators

        16. Fish Havens

        17. Mariculture Areas

        18. Outfalls

        19. Scientific Moorings

        20. 3-Mile Boundary

        21. Other Boundaries

      3. Protected Areas

        1. General MPAs

        2. General Land Areas

          1. TNC Terrestrial Ecosystems

        3. World Network of Biosphere Reserves

          1. IUCN

          2. RAMSAR

    3. Population

      1. Municipal

      2. Rural

        1. Gridded Population of the World

    4. Infrastructure

      1. Roads

        1. Primary

        2. Other

      2. Ports & Coastal Engineering

      3. Railroads

      4. Bridges

      5. Airports

      6. Energy Transmission

      7. Information Transmission

    5. Industry & Commerce

      1. Factories & Production

      2. Discharges

      3. Coastal Agriculture

      4. Coastal Forestry

      5. Mariculture

      6. Coastal Mining

    6. Hospitality & Tourism

      1. Tourist Targets

      2. Hotels & Resorts

      3. Bathing & Surfing Beaches

      4. Diving & Sportfishing Locations

      5. Marinas

      6. Airport Traffic

        1. Arrivals

        2. Departures

    7. Socio-Economics

      1. Employment/Unemployment

      2. Income Levels

        1. Gross National Income

      3. Employment Sectors