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Site Location: La Crau


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): La Crau, France, Europe
Altitude above siea level (meters): 28
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +43.56 , +4.86
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 196 / 30
Size of Usable Area (km): 1 x 2
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Henry Patrice
Email Researcher
Purpose: TBD
Description: The area has thin pebbly soil with very sparse vegetation cover. About 50 km northwest of Marseille, not far from the Mediterranean, so the site has the possibility of atmospheric water vapor and aerosol problems. (Source: Network for Calibration and Validation of Earth Observation (NCAVEO) Web site, NCAVEO).

Google Earth: Looks very homogeneous across the site, but the imagery may be saturated such that details cannot be discerned.

Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD

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ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters

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