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Photosynthetically Active Radiation (400-700 nm) (OPTPARW)

Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) is the measure of the density of photons per unit area that are in the spectral range of light (400-700 nanometers) that primary producers use for photosynthesis.

Instrument Classes

The following instrument classes include this data product:

Typical Units
µmol photons m-2 s-1

Sampling Regime
Water Column

Data Product Specification
Not Available