Articles | Volume 8, issue 2
Review article
23 Sep 2016
Review article |  | 23 Sep 2016

A database of global reference sites to support validation of satellite surface albedo datasets (SAVS 1.0)

Alexander Loew, Ralf Bennartz, Frank Fell, Alessio Lattanzio, Marie Doutriaux-Boucher, and Jörg Schulz


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Short summary
The paper introduces a novel database of global potential surface albedo validation sites which are very well characterized in terms of their spatial heterogeneity. The database might be usefull for the validation and longterm monitoring of satellite data products and validation of satellite derived geophysical datasets.