Laboratory Cal/Val Workshop, Bucharest, 13th to 15th March 2017

The workshop objective is “Develop draft cal/val and NG EO science plan in the OPTIMISE context to support ESA FLEX”.

  • 13th March:    The workshop will start at 2pm and the afternoon session will be held in the Novotel Bucharest City Centre (
  • 14th March:  We will visit the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Photonics Investigations Laboratory < >  hosted by Dr Dan Sporea and discuss the practicalities of calibrating and characterising spectrometers and associated uncertainties
  • 15th March: The workshop will be held in the Novotel, start at 9pm and aim to finish between 12:00 and  13:00

Please follow link for the Programme and details of travel and venue:  2017_03_06_Bucharest_Meeting_Final

Links to individual presentations are available below.

Dissemination of the “innOvative oPtical Tools for proxIMal sensIng (OPTIMISE)” COST Action ES1309  to the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics Institute – Alasdair Mac Arthur

Bucharest Science Session Introduction and group – Alasdair MacArthur

Intro papers review “Good practice for SIF measurements” – M.Pilar Cendrero-Mateo, Helge Aasen, Javier Pacheco-Labrador

Session/Paper 1:

Spectral Calibration of Spectrometers – Luis Alonso

Uncertainty Budgets and Straylight – Andreas Hueni

Non-linearity and temperature dependence – Javier Pacheco

Reference standard. Reflectance, transmittance and angular dependency – Alasdair Macarthur

Radiometric Calibration – Laura Mihai

Session/Paper 2:

Field spectrometer operational characteristics and requirements – Alasdair Macarthur
Fluowat: direct SIF measurement at leaf level – Luis Alonso
Field Setup – Yves Guolas

Challenges in defining an optimal spectral sampling designs for UAVs at EC sites – Enrico Tomelleri
Atmospheric effects on Solar Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence retrieved on proximal sensing: Approaches for different scales – Neus sabater (Skype)

Session/Paper 3:

Sun Induced Fluorescence ”Retrievals methods” – Tommaso Julitta and MaPi Cendrero-Mateo
Practical case – retrieving fluorescence – Sebastian Wieneke