European Optical Goniometer Laboratory (EGO)

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1993, within Joint Research Centre (JRC). Maintained by Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC). Also referred to as European Goniometric Facility (EGO).

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European Goniometric Facility - automated and computer controlled goniometric structure designed by SAI Advanced Techniques Unit maintained by Ispra IPSC for precise angular reflectance measurements over natural and artificial canopies. Fields of application: validation of canopy reflectance models; bi-directional reflectance measurements on targets of interest to remote sensing and in security applications; calibration of reference reflectance panels; detectors in the visible and near infra-red range (VIS/NIR).


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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Light
  • Amenities
    • Instruments
  • Research, Standards
    • Laboratories

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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11. Jan 2007
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