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SEN2EXP

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APEX instrument
SEN2EXP campaign - APEX instrument in the clean room

What was the purpose of SEN2EXP?

In this campaign, the data gap for broad leaf forests is addressed as suitable reference datasets of sufficient quality do not exist. This campaign will therefore complement existing data sets in terms of the type of vegetation, range of Leaf Area Index (LAI), Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fAPAR), Canopy Chlorophyll Content (CCC), and Canopy Water Content (CWC) observed. In addition it will improve the reliability of the measurements both for:

  • The radiometric data required to simulate Sentinel-2 data;
  • The validation of ground measurements.

The Sen2Exp campaign addresses these topics for broad leaf forested areas in mid-latitude regions that represent a significant fraction of the land cover in Europe.

 

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Campaign Summary
Year 2013
Geographic Site Mulhouse (France)
Field of Application Forested area in support of Sentinel-2 mission
Data Size More than 50 GB


Digital Object Identifier: https://doi.org/10.5270/esa-0xrmajl - SEN2EXP: "Technical Assistance to fieldwork in the Harth forest during SEN2Exp"

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A short proposal must be written and submitted to access this data. Users must register through EO-SSO to submit the proposal.

How to submit a request for the campaign data on EO-DISP