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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7, 319–348, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-7-319-2015
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7, 319–348, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-7-319-2015
Review article
20 Nov 2015
Review article | 20 Nov 2015

CoastColour Round Robin data sets: a database to evaluate the performance of algorithms for the retrieval of water quality parameters in coastal waters

B. Nechad et al.

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The CoastColour Round Robin (CCRR) project (European Space Agency) was designed to set up the first database for remote-sensing algorithm testing and accuracy assessment of water quality parameter retrieval in coastal waters, from satellite imagery. This paper analyses the CCRR database, which includes in situ bio-geochemical and optical measurements in various water types, match-up reflectance products from the MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS), and radiative transfer simulations.