About the Project




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ESRIN ESA's European Space Research INstitute, Via Galileo Galilei Casella Postale 64 00044 Frascati (RM), Italy
Simon Pinnock Technical Representative of ESA/ESRIN

ACRI-ST 260 route du Pin Montard, BP 234 06904 Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France
Odile Fanton d'Andon Project manager
Antoine Mangin User community and services analysis, link with GC merging group and validation team
Christophe Lerebourg Design Justification and Validation
Philippe Garnesson Service operation and production
Julien Demaria In charge of the development of the processor
Gilbert Barrot Data access and dissemination


Quai de La Darse, BP 8 06238 Villefranche sur Mer Cedex, France

Andre Morel Coordination of the validation assessment in open ocean
David Antoine Member of the GC-merging group, DDS and PPS detailed definition

UoP University of Plymouth, Drake Circus Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
ARGANS ARGANS Limited, TAMAR Science Park, 1 Davy Road, Derriford, Plymouth, PL6 8BX, United Kingdom
Samantha Lavender Quality control, user requirements engineering, in-situ data aquisition, coordination of the GC-merging group
Yaswant Pradhan Design Justification

NIVA P.O.Box 172 Kjelsås, NO-0411 Oslo, Norway
Kai Sorensen MERIS characterisation, coastal products
Dominique Durand Validation manager

BC Brockmann-Consult, Max-Planck-Strasse 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Norman Fomferra Software development plan, architecture and detailed design of the processor, coordination of software verification activities
Thomas Block Architecture and detailed design of the processor
Marco Peters DDS tools architecture and detailed design
Michael Paperin Web page designer & developer

DLR Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Rutherfordstraße 2 12489 Berlin-Adlershof, Germany
Andreas Neumann Sensors cross-characterisation
Provide consistency with other on-going activities (Marcoast, Mersea, ...)
Helge Witt Sensors cross-characterisation
ICESS University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Computational Earth Systems Science 3060, Santa Barbara, California 93106-3060, USA
David Siegel Recommend merging techniques to be tested, intercomparison with the REASoN CAN merged data sets
Stephane Maritorena Recommend merging techniques to be tested, intercomparison with the REASoN CAN merged data sets



The European Service for Ocean Colour - GlobColour is an ESA Data User Element Project