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Microwave Snow-Water Equivalent Mapping of the Upper Colorado River Basin, U.S.A. (Abstract)

W.J. Campbell, E.G. Josberger, P. Gloersen, A.T.C. Chang
1987 Annals of Glaciology  
SMMR can be used to monitor the spatial distribution and temporal evolution of crystal size in snow-packs.  ...  During spring 1984, a joint agency research effort was made to explore the use of satellite passive microwave techniques to measure snow-water equivalents in the upper Colorado River basin.  ...  MICROWAVE SNOW-WATER EQUIVALENT MAPPING OF THE ABSTRACT During spring 1984, a joint agency research effort was made to explore the use of satellite passive microwave techniques to measure snow-water  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0260305500000823 fatcat:5ze5cy2k65anhd6junu4ffsety

Programme Of Sessions

2002 Annals of Glaciology  
Goodison: Monitoring central North American snow water equivalent with passive microwave imagery: algorithm evaluation and time series analysis Fre¨de¨rique Pivot, Claude Duguay and Claude Kergomard:The  ...  Josberger: Northern Great Plains seasonal evolution of snowpack parameters from satellite passive microwave measurements Fre¨de¨rique Pivot, Claude Kergomard and Claude Duguay: Use of passive microwave  ...  Fountain, Dorothy Hall and Ron Kwok: Synthetic aperture radar detection of the snowline on polar glaciers, TaylorValley, Antarctica Eric Rignot: East Antarctic glaciers and ice shelves mass balance from  ... 
doi:10.3189/s0260305500257170 fatcat:ggcdvnuup5exlk7a76penbjbcq

PROGRAMME OF SESSIONS

2002 Annals of Glaciology  
Goodison: Monitoring central North American snow water equivalent with passive microwave imagery: algorithm evaluation and time series analysis Fre¨de¨rique Pivot, Claude Duguay and Claude Kergomard:The  ...  Josberger: Northern Great Plains seasonal evolution of snowpack parameters from satellite passive microwave measurements Fre¨de¨rique Pivot, Claude Kergomard and Claude Duguay: Use of passive microwave  ...  Fountain, Dorothy Hall and Ron Kwok: Synthetic aperture radar detection of the snowline on polar glaciers, TaylorValley, Antarctica Eric Rignot: East Antarctic glaciers and ice shelves mass balance from  ... 
doi:10.3189/172756402781817905 fatcat:j563vvpr5vgp7ie74wqje57qh4

Observing seasonal snow changes in the boreal forest area using active and passive microwave measurements

J. Pulliainen, J. Lemmetyinen, A. Kontu, A. Arslan, A. Wiesmann, T. Nagler, H. Rott, M. Davidson, D. Schuettemeyer, M. Kern
2010 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
The models project changes in the spatial and temporal distribution of snow in boreal and arctic terrestrial regions.  ...  Snow extent, water equivalent (SWE), wetness and metamorphic state are key input parameters for these models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2010.5653105 dblp:conf/igarss/PulliainenLKAWNRDSK10 fatcat:u3w7xhaebzeilc6faer4z5q6lu

Studying snow cover in European Russia with the use of remote sensing methods

A. A. Telegina
2015 Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences  
For this purpose, the accuracy of estimates of snow water equivalent (SWE) based on microwave remote sensing data was evaluated through the comparison of these data with SWE measurements in open and forested  ...  For the southern regions and midland river basins, a priority problem is due to the presence of liquid water in the snowpack during thaws.  ...  Acknowledgements The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 14-17-00700.  ... 
doi:10.5194/piahs-368-40-2015 fatcat:ydzdgb2u4vcgbb4ezy3nezvsku

Estimating terrestrial snow depth with the TOPEX-Poseidon altimeter and radiometer

F. Papa, B. Legresy, N.M. Mognard, E.G. Josberger, F. Remy
2002 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Active and passive microwave measurements obtained by the dual-frequency Topex-Poseidon radar altimeter from the Northern Great Plains of the United States are used to develop a snow pack radar backscatter  ...  The model results are compared with daily time series of surface snow observations made by the U.S. National Weather Service.  ...  Vinay and J. Sudre.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2002.802463 fatcat:xjxtoi32zzathiqiokwyla7yye

Use of passive-microwave data to monitor spatial and temporal variations of snow cover at tree line near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Frédérique C. Pivot, Claude Kergomard, Claude R. Duguay
2002 Annals of Glaciology  
Because of the coarse spatial resolution of current passive-microwave sensors, the estimation of snow water equivalent using empirical equations with these instruments is largely compromised in complex  ...  We evaluated the contribution of Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) passive-microwave data to the monitoring of spatial and temporal variability of snow cover in the Churchill area, Manitoba, Canada  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Financial assistance for this research was provided by the Meteorological Service of Canada, in support of the CRYSYS program and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council  ... 
doi:10.3189/172756402781817590 fatcat:3ytt63r62rcdnaonwqdkyy7akq

Hydrologic Remote Sensing and Land Surface Data Assimilation

Hamid Moradkhani
2008 Sensors  
Much success has been attained in recent years in using data from passive microwave sensors and assimilating them into the models.  ...  Remote sensing, however, holds great promise for soil moisture and snow measurements which have considerable spatial and temporal variability.  ...  Acknowledgements Author would like to thank anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments resulting in an improvement of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s8052986 pmid:27879861 pmcid:PMC3675527 fatcat:bv6iyg52fnfz3jwcjwtqirp5ze

Toward Snow Cover Estimation in Mountainous Areas Using Modern Data Assimilation Methods: A Review

Chloé Largeron, Marie Dumont, Samuel Morin, Aaron Boone, Matthieu Lafaysse, Sammy Metref, Emmanuel Cosme, Tobias Jonas, Adam Winstral, Steven A. Margulis
2020 Frontiers in Earth Science  
The snow cover is a key component of land surface hydrology, especially in mountain areas where it governs the amount and timing of water availability in downstream areas.  ...  The suitability of a given data assimilation method varies with the numerical complexity of snow models as well as the availability and the type of observations.  ...  directly measure water equivalent of snow cover (SWE).  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2020.00325 fatcat:urouzzlx5neabifjf7slzoc7wi

Assessing Multi-Temporal Snow-Volume Trends in High Mountain Asia From 1987 to 2016 Using High-Resolution Passive Microwave Data

Taylor Smith, Bodo Bookhagen
2020 Frontiers in Earth Science  
Previous model studies and coarse resolution (0.25°× 0.25°, ∼25 km × 25 km) passive microwave assessments of trends in the volume and timing of snowfall, snowmelt, and glacier melt in HMA have identified  ...  High Mountain Asia (HMA) is dependent upon both the amount and timing of snow and glacier meltwater.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We also acknowledge support from the BMBF ORYCS project.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2020.559175 fatcat:vyh3nvw4e5cfhj5uhjht3c6xmy

Evolution of high-latitude snow mass derived from the GRACE gravimetry mission (2002–2004)

Frédéric Frappart, Guillaume Ramillien, Sylvain Biancamaria, Nelly M. Mognard, Anny Cazenave
2006 Geophysical Research Letters  
mm of equivalent-water height and ~10-20 mm regionally).  ...  Since March 2002, the GRACE mission provides monthly global maps of geoid time-variations.  ...  This work was partly funded by the French Programme National de Télédétection Spatiale (PNTS). One of the authors (FF) is supported by a CNES/Alcatel Space grant.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2005gl024778 fatcat:tegxtga2tjbg3kfgeforune7a4

Recent advances in remote sensing of seasonal snow

Anne W. Nolin
2010 Journal of Glaciology  
Areas of advancement include improved algorithms for mapping snow-cover extent, snow albedo, snow grain size, snow water equivalent, melt detection and snow depth, as well as new uses of instruments such  ...  Limitations and synergies of the instruments and techniques are discussed, and remaining challenges such as multisensor mapping, scaling issues, vegetation correction and data assimilation are identified  ...  Lehning and T. Grü newald for contributing figures to this paper. Comments from the reviewers were much appreciated and significantly improved the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3189/002214311796406077 fatcat:jfc7sakjovd4vjsyjglge6simy

Satellite-Based Snow Cover Analysis and the Snow Water Equivalent Retrieval Perspective over China [chapter]

Yubao Qiu, Huadong Guo, Jiancheng Shi, Juha Lemmetyine
2012 Remote Sensing of Planet Earth  
This chapter includes two parts, the first is to analyse the snow products, include the near-time optical and passive microwave remote sensing and the blended SCA and SWE products, the second is to analyse  ...  the perspective view of the shallow snow retrieval analysis based on the passive microwave high frequency.  ...  Acknowledgement This work is now supported by the Chinese "973" Program "Earth Observation for Sensitive www.intechopen.com References Remote Sensing of Planet Earth  ... 
doi:10.5772/32090 fatcat:bxh2jopaejbipdzk4aysicc2t4

Time-series analysis of passive-microwave-derived central North American snow water equivalent imagery

C. Derksen, A. Walker, E. LeDrew, B. Goodison
2002 Annals of Glaciology  
The Meteorological Service of Canada has developed a series of operational snow water equivalent (SWE) retrieval algorithms for central Canada, based on the vertically polarized difference index for the  ...  19 and 37 GHz channels of the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I).  ...  National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center, University of Colorado at Boulder.  ... 
doi:10.3189/172756402781817815 fatcat:rf2ys3z6lvfoleblpckyk3ntva

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency GCOM-W1 satellite snow depth product: outcome of the first winter

Piotr Struzik
2014 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
At the mid latitudes, they are needed especially for assimilation of spatially distributed data concerning snow water equivalent or snow depth derived from microwave satellite data to snowmelt models.  ...  Problems with proper validation against "ground truth" were also highlighted. The possible alternative use of AMSR2 microwave data was also presented. © The Authors.  ...  They correlate well with the peaks of the Tb18V-Tb18H difference. The spatial distribution of this parameter over the area of Poland is presented in Fig. 7 .  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.8.084686 fatcat:gmubjx6eobhrdnndmcz6s3ivre
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