Multi-site short-term deployments at Belgian land sites for instrument/system testing (e.g., ICOS Belgium)
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: 58°16'01.5"N 26°28'13.9"E
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 - Etang de Berre
A 155.3 km2 lagoon on the Mediterranean coast of France
Coordinates: 43°28'09.0"N 5°05'03.0"E
Picture: Sentinel 2B/MSI taken on 21/12/2019 (image courtesy of ESA)
WATER SITE - Rio de la Plata
Fishermen pier in extremely turbid waters.
Coordinates: 34.560865 S and 58.39881167 W.
WATER SITE - Chascomus Lake
Shallow extremely turbid inland water site.
Coordinates: 35.58281326 S and 58.02024078 W
WATER SITE - Lampedusa buoy
Temperate open ocean oligotrophic water site.
Coordinates: 35.49344°N, 12.46773°E
WATER SITE - Garda Lake
Oligotrophic to mesotrophic inland water in a subalpine ecoregion.
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.
Coordinates: 45° 18' 51.288" N and 12° 30' 29.694" E
LAND SITE - Wytham woods
Ancient semi-natural woodland owned by Oxford University.
Coordinates: 51.7750289173173° N and 1.33906077914727° W
LAND SITE - Soontage
Mature Scots pine forest.
Coordinates: 58.02356° N and 26.07073° E
LAND SITE - Järvselja
Mature hemiboreal forest.
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.
Coordinates: 23.600201° S, 15.119556° E
LAND SITE - UK Multi-site tests
Multi-site tests for rapid deployment/campaign in the UK and EU. Various types: Heathland, Heather, Crop.
Coordinates: To be defined (United Kingdom)
Picture: Deployment of the HYPSTAR&Reg at Barrax – Las Tiesas experimental farm in July 2022
LAND SITE - TERENO-NE/DEMMIN
Temperate large research site (30 to 30 km²) from the Environmental Monitoring Network in Germany.
Coordinates: 53,96°N and 13,13°E
LAND SITE - WARRA
Australian forest site in Tasmania and part of OzFlux
Coordinates: 43°05'42.0"S 146°39'16.2"
Image courtesy of Dr Tim Wardlaw (University of Tasmania)