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Location of the Reunion Island station – global view

          Name : REU1

          Location : La Réunion – océan Indien

          Latitude : -21.2

          Longitude: 55.57

          Hosting : Volcanological Observatory of Piton de la Fournaise

          Start-up : January, 22 2020

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Location of the Reunion Island station – close-up view

The Reunion station is located on a building of the observatory of Piton de la Fournaise, one of the most active volcanoes on the planet, culminating at 2632m. Covering an area of 2,512 km2, this island is located in the Mascarene archipelago 172 km west-southwest of Mauritius and 679 km east-southeast of Madagascar.

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Location of the Reunion Island station – close-up view
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Station installed in Reunion Island

Currently this station is configured to receive data from the NOAA 19 weather satellite. The reconstructed images make it possible to check the quality of the site and to identify possible degradations on the reception of the signals.

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Image reconstructed in infrared from data sent by the NOAA 19 satellite

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