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AMT4SentinelFRM Workshop a great success

23 June 2017

A successful two-day workshop was held in Plymouth focussing on validating the performance of Sentinel-1, -2 and -3 at retrieving ocean colour, sea...
Sentinel 2 ocean colour, September 2016, English Channel

News from the AMT cruise

06 January 2017

On 20 September 2016 scientists from Plymouth Marine Laboratory, the University of Southampton and IFREMER collectively embarked on a 7000 mile...
Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite and C-band radar on-board the RRS James Clark Ross

C-band radar test data

07 November 2016

A dedicated C-band radar is deployed on AMT26 to validate Sentinel-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imager products to investigate sea surface...
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Getting technical with SST instrumentation

06 October 2016

An important part of the AMT4SentinelFRM project is the validation of the SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer) sensor on Sentinel...
RRS James Clark Ross leaves Portsmouth

Bon voyage to AMT26

23 September 2016

The British Antarctic Survey ship, the Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross, has left the UK and set sail on a voyage that will traverse almost...
James Clark Ross Research ship at sea

Discrepancies in satellite chlorophyll are half what we previously thought

16 September 2016

Accurate chlorophyll measurements in the ocean are crucial for understanding environmental change.
Sentinel 3 satellite

AMT4SentinelFRM kicks off

13 July 2016

The ESA funded AMT4SentinelFRM project has now launched, focusing on validating Sentinel satellite data by using measurements taken on the...

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