Validation UV - 6 stations (so far)

Last update: Oct. 2019

Validation of several methods to estimate UV from satellite imagery at 6 stations

 

Last validation date: Oct. 2019 - on-going
Network: to develop
Number of stations: 6 (see Table 1), located in the Meteosat Second Generation Prime satellite.
Original time step and radiation components: depend on the station
Author: Claire THOMAS, TRANSVALOR
Publication: SWC 2019 paper
 


 

Illustration: list of the stations used in this validation =>

        

6 stations used in this validation

(Table 1: in decreasing latitudes)

Station Code Country Latitude Longitude Altitude (m) Validation Period Climate
Reading REA UK 51.44 -0.94 66 2015-09-03 to 2018-12-31 Oceanic
Lille VDA France 60.611 3.14 42 2015-09-03 to 2018-12-31 Oceanic
Observatoire de Haute Provence OHP France 43.935 5.712 688 2015-09-03 to 2018-12-31 Mediterranean
Kishinev KIS Moldova 47.0014 28.8156 205 2015-09-03 to 2018-12-31 Continental humid
Observatoire de Physique de l'Atmosphère de la Réunion OPAR France -20.902 55.485 85 2015-09-03 to 2018-12-31 Equatorial
Uruguay URU Uruguay -31.2821 -57.9176 50 2015-10-03 to 2017-12-31 (soon up to 2019-01-31) Subtropical humid

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GHI validation results - 30 min or 15 min sampling rates

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To be continued...

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