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Cabauw Experimental Site for Atmospheric Research (CESAR)
Date of Last update : 2019.06.12 Rivision Request
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Hosting Legal Entity
Type Of RI
Zijdeweg 1, CESAR, Lopik, PO: 3411 MH (Netherlands), Netherlands
Coordinating Country
Life Cycle Status
Operational since 1972
Mission and objective
Study the atmosphere and its interaction with the land surface. The Cesar site is used for:Monitoring of long term tendencies in atmospheric changes,Studies of atmospheric and land surface processes for climate modelingValidation of space-borne observationsThe development and implementation of new measurement techniquesTraining of young scientists at post-doc, PhD and master level.
RI Keywords
Clouds;Aerosols;Trace gases;Greenhouse gases;Solar radiation;Atmosphere;Atmospheric chemistry and physics;Atmospheric measurements;Atmosphere-biosphere relations;Climate;Weather;Ground-based remote sensing;In-situ;Vertical profiles;Spatial information;ICOS;ACTRIS
RI Category
Atmospheric Measurement Facilities
Scientific Domain
Earth and Environmental Sciences
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