14 Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) stations

Last update: Dec. 2017

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Here is the list of the 14 BSRN stations used for the quality assessment of several resources available on SoDa located in the geographical coverage of Meteosat Second Generation satellite.

 

 

Illustration: list of the BSRN stations used for the validation

        

 

Details of the BSRN stations, in decreasing latitudes:

Station Code Country Latitude Longitude Altitude (m) Period Source Type of climate
Lerwick LER UK 60.133 -1.183 84 2004-2007 BSRN Oceanic
Toravere TOR Estonia 58.254 26.462 70 2004-2014 BSRN Continental
Lindenberg LIN Germany 52.210 14.122 125 2004-2007 BSRN Continental
Cabauw CAB Netherlands 51.971 4.927 0 2005-2014 BSRN Oceanic
Camborne CAM UK 50.217 -5.317 88 2004-2007 BSRN Oceanic
Palaiseau PAL France 48.713 2.208 156 2004-2013 BSRN Continental
Payerne PAY Switzerland 46.815 6.944 491 2004-2011 BSRN Continental
Carpentras CAR France 44.083 5.059 100 2004-2014 BSRN Mediterranean
Cener CEN Spain 42.816 -1.601 471 2009-2013 BSRN Oceanic
Sede Boqer SBO Israel 30.905 34.782 500 2004-2012 BSRN Desertic
Tamanrasset TAM Algeria 22.780 5.51 1385 2004-2014 BSRN Desertic
Brasilia BRB Brazil -15.601 -47.713 1023 2006-2013 BSRN Subtropical
São Martinho da Serra SMS Brazil -29.443 -53.823 489 2006-2012 BSRN Subtropical
De Aar DAA South Africa -30.667 23.993 1287 2004-2005 BSRN Desertic

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