CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Tuz Golu, Turkey - Instrumented Site
Entry ID: CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Tuz_Golu-Turkey

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Abstract: On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) formulated the following recommendation during the plenary session held in China at the end of 2004, with the goal of setting-up and operating an internet based system to provide sensor data, protocols ... View entire text

Purpose: To facilitate and coordinate calibration and validation data over the Tuz Golu, Turkey test site.
Related URL
Description: Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV) Test Sites.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 37.69   E: 35.79   W: 30.69

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-10-06
ENVISAT > Environmental Satellite Ancillary Description
ERS-1 > European Remote Sensing Satellite-1 Ancillary Description
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AATSR > Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer Ancillary Description
ATSR > Along Track Scanning Radiometer and Microwave Sounder Ancillary Description
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Access Constraints No restrictions.
Use Constraints None.
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 605-594-2569
Fax: 605-594-6906
Email: stensaas at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, 47914-252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-04-20
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