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by emaure » Tue Oct 04, 2022 10:52 pm America/New_York

I have a question regarding l2_flags in OC data.
I was looking at the image A2022125035500.L2_LAC_OC.nc and I noticed that there are pixels with the SPARE 23 (8388608) flag.
So, I am wondering what this exactly means?
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Re: l2_flags

by OB.DAAC - SeanBailey » Wed Oct 05, 2022 8:42 am America/New_York

That flag will become "OPSHAL" (optically shallow water). It is not fully validated yet, so it's still "hidden" as SPARE23...apparently not well hidden ;)

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Re: l2_flags

by emaure » Thu Oct 06, 2022 1:36 am America/New_York

Thank you for the clarification.

I was getting confused since the metadata indicates ":SPARE = 0.f ;"

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