Aerial view of the barrier reef enclosing the lagoon nearby l'Hermitage

Coast line

Buoy in the lagoon

Instrumental setup in reef flat

Instrumental set up for the marine station

Organization operating the facility OSU-Réunion: ENTROPIE and UMS 3365
Geographic coordinates of the facility 21°06’ S ; 55°14’ E, 1.5 m deep (reef flat) ; 17 m deep (reef slope)
Location of facility plage de L'Ermitage, Boulevard Leconte de Lisle, St Gilles les Bains, 97434 SAINT PAUL, La Réunion, France
Equipment Measurements
Sondes in the lagoon Sampling and measurement of seawater physico-chemical parameters (including high frequency in situ measurement of salinity and pH, and discrete measurement of alkalinity and nutrients) and currents (ADCP) – Used for the calculation of C and CaCO3 budgets.

Instrumental set up for the coast station

Organization operating the facility OSU-Réunion: Espace-Dev and UMS 3365
Geographic coordinates of the facility Lat: 21° 03’, Long 55° 13’, Altitude: +3 m -2 m
Location of facility plage de L'Ermitage, Boulevard Leconte de Lisle, St Gilles les Bains, 97434 SAINT PAUL, La Réunion, France
Equipment Measurements Network
GPS Differentiel beach profile, pond level and bathymetry DYNALIT

Instrumental set up for the coastal aquifers station

Organization operating the facility OSU-Réunion: LGSR and UMS 3365
Geographic coordinates of the facility
Location of facility plage de L'Ermitage, Boulevard Leconte de Lisle, St Gilles les Bains, 97434 SAINT PAUL, La Réunion, France
Equipment Measurements
Sondes in the coastal aquifer Pressure, salinity