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Regional validation of meris chlorophyll products in north sea coastal waters

Objective

REVAMP aims at supporting the monitoring of the eutrophication state of the North Sea by measuring and validating a key bio-geo-physical parameter (Chlorophyll or CHL concentration) using MERIS observations. Because of regional variations in North Sea water composition, REVAMP will develop and validate regional CHL products . The end product will be a North Sea atlas for the period spring 2002 to spring 2003, containing CHL maps, accuracy products and Added Value Products (e .g. monthly mean values). A selection will be made of state-of-the-art bio-optical models and analytical algorithms. Selected algorithms will be adapted for regional use. REVAMP will do high quality in-situ sampling for the purposes of parameterisation, calibration and testing of algorithms and for validation of the end products .

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VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT AMSTERDAM - VERENIGING VOOR CHRISTELIJK WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERWIJS
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De Boelelaan 1115
1081 HV Amsterdam
Netherlands

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Participants (7)

CARSTEN BROCKMANN CONSULT
Germany
Address
Ottilie-baader-str. 15
21035 Hamburg

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DANISH METEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
Denmark
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100,lyngbyvej 100
2100 Koepenhagen

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GKSS - FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GEESTHACHT GMBH
Germany
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Max-planck-strasse 1
Geesthacht

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NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE FOR WATER RESEARCH
Norway
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19,brekkeveien 19
0411 Oslo

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PLYMOUTH MARINE LABORATORY
United Kingdom
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Prospect Place West Hoe
Plymouth

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ROYAL BELGIAN INSTITUTE FOR NATURAL SCIENCES
Belgium
Address
Gulledelle 100
1200 Bruxelles

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UNIVERSITY OF OSLO
Norway
Address
Mollke Moes Vei 85
0316 Oslo

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