BackForward Variable: Oil spill cover

Full name Oil spill cover
Definition Fraction of an ocean area polluted by hydrocarbons released from ships or off-shore platforms, accidentally or deliberately.
Measuring Units % Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)


Comment: Impacting on ocean-atmosphere exchanges. Requested in both open ocean and coastal zone .
Last modified: 2011-08-08
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Ocean
      • Variable: Oil spill cover
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sea surface
          • Bulk
  • Cross-cutting themes:
  • Used in Application Areas:

Requirements defined for Oil spill cover  (0)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source