THERMOPOLIS campaign- Landsat TM imagery acquired 24 July 2009 over Athens

What was the purpose of THERMOPOLIS?

The THERMOPOLIS 2009 campaign mainly served the DUE “Urban Heat islands (UHI) and Urban Thermography (UT) Project” [RD2] and also played part of the framework of proposed activities for the Reorientation of the Fuegosat Consolidation Phase of the Earth Watch Programme [RD1].

What was the outcome of THERMOPOLIS?

The Experiment Plan was executed as planned. Data acquired during the THERMOPOLIS Campaign were successfully analysed and proven suitable to support the UHI project.

The reported work carried out by NOA, INTA and UVEG during the ATHENS THERMOPOLIS 2009 Campaign, resulted in data that support the UHI project objectives, via the analysis of comprehensive validated data sets and the data from the urban weather stations, concerning the quality assessment of the UHI information products.


Download the THERMOPOLIS Final Report


Campaign Summary
Years 2009
Geographic Site City of Athens (Greece)
Field Applicaion Urban Heat Islands
(Multispectral Thermal Infared)
Data Size More than 50 GB

Digital Object Identifier: - THERMOPOLIS


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