Details of Helsinki Lighthouse


Dataset identification

Title of datasetHelsinki Lighthouse
Narrative summary of datasetAERONET-Ocean Color Data
Summary of processing methodologyThe Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET), developed to sustain atmospheric studies at various scales with measurements from worldwide distributed autonomous sun-photometers has been extended to support marine applications.
Project/programmeAeronet OceanColor
Start date2006-05-17
End date2017-10-04
Frequency of observationsday to sub-week

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameJoint Research Centre
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2019-04-17
Dataset formatText or Plaintext
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary59.94897
Longitude east boundary24.92636
Latitude south boundary59.94897
Longitude west boundary24.92636
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaBaltic Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeOptical properties
ParameterOcean colour and earth-leaving visible waveband spectral radiation
Instrument typeocean colour radiometers
Instrument nameAERONET SeaWIFS SeaPRISM radiometer
Platform typeoffshore structure
Platform nameHelsinki Lighthouse
Data quality processing informationThe following AERONET data are unscreened and may not have final calibration applied.

Process information

Submitting organisationETT S.p.A.
Submission identifier (UUID)f543584b-747b-4221-ad69-ad1ae8c5c7d8
Date of dataset creation2019-03-01
Date of metadata creation2019-03-01
Date of metadata latest revision2019-04-01
Date of publishing2019-04-18
Processing data centreFinnish Meteorological Institute
Summary record-ID466