Today Karolina and others mounted the WhiteRef loaned from FEM (foreground) and our SIF system (background) to start jointly measuring hyperspectral reflectance and passive (sun-induced) fluorescence at Neustift within the frame of her Marie Sklodowska-Curie project COSIF. These measurements will be accompanied within COS/CO2 eddy covariance flux measurements and active chlorophyll fluorescence by means of a moniPAM.
The last three days, Katherina, Hannah, who is doing an internship with us this summer (on second picture), and Georg went to Ariis to conduct a final round of soil COS measurements, dismantle the equipment and bring it back to Innsbruck.
Beginning of July, Peng and Katharina, assisted by Marta and other ARPA staff, set up the advection equipment at the Torgnon grassland site for an extended campaign. Due to the difficult site access, our equipment was delivered by a helicopter, which created much excitement. The first picture has been taken by a drone and shows the present setup and the setup of the 2017 paper (red line) and the position of the permanent eddy flux tower (red circle).
After having transported equipment up north, Georg and Anouk helped Florian to set up the equipment at the SMEAR station Järvselja for the next four weeks. Below some impressions:
Yesterday Kathi and Peng went to Fendt to support UAV-based thermal imaging by Claire Brenner (BOKU, Vienna) with ground-validation EcoBot measurements.