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Site Location: Mauritania 1


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Mauritania, Africa
Altitude above siea level (meters): 392
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +19.4 , -9.3
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 201 / 47
Size of Usable Area (km): 50 x 50
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Henry Patrice
Email Researcher
Purpose: TBD
Description: Northern edge of Landsat WRS-2 201/47. Used by CNES (100 x 100 km) – smaller area would be better.

Google Earth: Dunes at detailed scales. Reasonably spatially homogeneous across 50 km by 50 km, although patchy (in color and intensity) across larger area on western side. Large dune patterns across northern half of 201/47, so avoid that area.

Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD

Additional Photos

ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
Google Earth Zoomed
Google Earth Zoomed

TOA reflectance trending

TOA reflectance trending versus the solar zenith angle

at-sensor brightness temperature trending

TOA reflectance ratio (ETM+/MODIS) normalized to the first point

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