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Site Location: Tuz Golu

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Location (City, State, Country): Central Anatolia, Turkey
Altitude above sea level (meters): 905
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +38.83 , +33.33
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 177 / 33
Size of Usable Area (km): Ellipse Shaped: 16.96 km minor axis, 27.99 km major axis
Researcher: Hilal Özen
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Purpose: Test Site in Tuz Gölü Salt Lake for Absolute Radiometric Calibration. Radiometric, vicarious calibration test site, with large homogenous regions.
Description: Lake Tuz is a permanent endorheic lake, which lies in the Tuz gölü basin in Central Anatolia. The site is a salt flat. The evaporates are mainly halite and gypsum, with minor amounts of polyhalite and coelestine. No vegetation in the salt flat. But arable fields and salt-steppes surround the lake. Salt mines and saltwork pools operate in the lake.
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Tuz Golu PDF 2
Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD



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