ESA Ocean Colour CCI – Version 5.0 released

The latest version of the OC-CCI dataset, version 5.0, has been released.

The v5.0 data is a significant change from previous versions, in that it includes OLCI data and has the reference sensor updated from SeaWiFS to MERIS. Additionally, a number of parts of the software processing chain have been updated:

• Improvements to POLYMER atmospheric processing, updating from version v4.1 to v4.12.

• New optical water class set (and class generation code) for use with the MERIS referenced data.

• Updates to the in-situ database (now on v7.0)

• Updated flagging criteria in the binning stage.

Further details are available at

The Ocean Colour CCI Team

For details on how to access the OC-CCI data, see

To ask any questions, contact



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