A new hyperspectral radiometer integrated in automated networks of water and land bidirectional reflectance measurements for satellite validation
LAND SITE - Princess Elisabeth
Coordinates: 71.9500° S, 23.3473° E
LAND SITE - Belgian land sites
Multi-site short-term deployments at Belgian land sites for instrument/system testing and external project support (e.g. BELAIR program).
Coordinates: Exact coordinates to be defined (Belgium)
Picture: This 14 July 2003 image was acquired by Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) in Full Resolution mode. It has a spatial resolution of 300 metres and covers 672 x 672 kilometres.
WATER SITE - Zeebrugge/MOW1
Near-shore (3.75 km from land), temperate highly dynamic coastal ecosystem.
Coordinates: 51.36200° N, 3.12000° E
LAND SITE - Tõravere
Research and development site at Toravere.
WATER SITE - Tartu water sites
Multi-site tests for rapid deployment/campaign from fixed structures like piers and diving platforms.
Coordinates: To be defined (Estonia)
WATER SITE - MESURHO
Turbid mouth microtidal river.
Coordinates: 43°19.2 N and 4°52 E
WATER SITE - Thornton C-Bank
Relatively turbid open water site in the Belgian waters.
Coordinates: 51.53250° N and 2.95528° E
WATER SITE - Magest Estuary
Highly turbid macrotidal estuary.
Coordinates: 45°32'38.01'' N and 1°2'31.01'' E
WATER SITE - SORA
River hydrological station. Coordinator: SU Coordinates: 43°40'43.42''N and 4°37'16.14''E
WATER SITE - Rio de la Plata
Fishermen pier in extremely turbid waters. Coordinator: CONICET Coordinates: 34.560865 S and 58.39881167 W.
WATER SITE - Chascomus Lake
Shallow extremely turbid inland water site. Coordinator: CONICET Coordinates: 35.58281326 S and 58.02024078 W
WATER SITE - Lampedusa buoy
Temperate open ocean oligotrophic water site. Coordinator: CNR Coordinates: 35.49344°N, 12.46773°E
WATER SITE - Garda Lake
Oligotrophic to mesotrophic inland water in a subalpine ecoregion. Coordinator: CNR Coordinates: 10.57944° E; 45.57694° N
WATER SITE - Aqua Alta Oceanographic Tower
Oceanographic tower in the Adriatic Sea at 15 km from the coast of the Venice lagoon. Temperate offshore moderately turbid to clear water site. Coordinator: CNR Coordinates: 45° 18' 51.288" N and 12° 30' 29.694" E
LAND SITE - Wytham woods
Ancient semi-natural woodland owned by Oxford University. Coordinator: NPL Coordinates: 51.7750289173173° N and 1.33906077914727° W
LAND SITE - Soontage
Mature Scots pine forest. Coordinator: TARTU Coordinates: 58.02356° N and 26.07073° E
LAND SITE - Järvselja
Mature hemiboreal forest. Coordinator: TARTU Coordinates: 58.27798° N and 27.30885° E
LAND SITE - Gobabeb
AERONET site on a desert gravel plain 10 km from Gobabeb Research and Training Centre with ~0 mm annual rainfall. Coordinator: NPL Coordinates: 23.600201° S, 15.119556° E
LAND SITE - UK Multi-site tests
Multi-site tests for rapid deployment/campaign in the UK. Various types: Heathland, Heather, Crop. Coordinator: NPL Coordinates: To be defined (United Kingdom)
Picture: Sentinel-3A over United Kingdom @Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data / processed by ESA,CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
LAND SITE - TERENO-NE/DEMMIN
Temperate large research site (30 to 30 km²) from the Environmental Monitoring Network in Germany. Coordinator: GFZ Coordinates: 53,96°N and 13,13°E
LAND SITE - Mar Chiquita
Agricultural site Coordinator: CONICET Coordinates: 34° 36' 00'' S, 58° 39' 36'' W
LAND SITE - Balcarce
Experimental (UIB; Estación Experimental Agraria Balcarce -INTA) agricultural site to investigate mass and energy fluxes in soybean. Coordinator: CONICET Coordinates: 37° 45' S and 58 °18 'O