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Preliminary Characterization of SWOT Hydrology Error Budget and Global Capabilities

Sylvain Biancamaria, Kostas M. Andreadis, Michael Durand, Elizabeth A. Clark, Ernesto Rodriguez, Nelly M. Mognard, Doug E. Alsdorf, Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Yannick Oudin
2010 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
will be observed by SWOT, thus providing a significant increase in our knowledge of lake hydrology.  ...  any copyrighted components of this work in other works. available satellite nadir altimetry data can only monitor 15% of the global lake volume variation, whereas from 50% to more than 65% of this variation  ...  Preliminary error budgets have been computed for estimating instantaneous and monthly river discharge from SWOT measurements (errors are assumed uncorrelated).  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2009.2034614 fatcat:qzipkeibefecvja53w55ms6pg4

Assimilation of satellite data to optimize large scale hydrological model parameters: a case study for the SWOT mission

V. Pedinotti, A. Boone, S. Ricci, S. Biancamaria, N. Mognard
2014 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Results obtained in this preliminary study demonstrate SWOT potential for global hydrologic modeling, especially to improve model parameters.  ...  In addition, geopolitical issues in this region can restrict the exchange of hydrological data, so that SWOT should help improve this situation by making hydrological data freely available.  ...  This work is supported by the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) project and the Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission project of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-11-4477-2014 fatcat:wq73az34rncqrlx2bspnabvfey

Assimilation of satellite data to optimize large-scale hydrological model parameters: a case study for the SWOT mission

V. Pedinotti, A. Boone, S. Ricci, S. Biancamaria, N. Mognard
2014 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
demonstrate SWOT's promising potential for global hydrology issues.  ...  The future Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission will deliver maps of water surface elevation (WSE) with an unprecedented resolution and provide observation of rivers wider than 100  ...  These preliminary results show that the method leads to a global reduction of 40 % of the Manning coefficient error over the river.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-18-4485-2014 fatcat:xmigulzetzbppdpapkvffzsxb4

Assimilation of wide-swath altimetry water elevation anomalies to correct large-scale river routing model parameters

Charlotte Marie Emery, Sylvain Biancamaria, Aaron Boone, Sophie Ricci, Mélanie C. Rochoux, Vanessa Pedinotti, Cédric H. David
2020 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
SWOT will provide a significant number of new observations for river hydrology and maybe combined, through data assimilation, with global-scale models in order to correct their input parameters and reduce  ...  surface elevations, widths and surface slopes of rivers wider than 100 m, at a global scale.  ...  NASA ROSES 2015 SWOT Science Team (NNH15ZDA001N-SWOT): Integration of SWOT Measurements into global terrestrial hydrologic models (15-SWOT15-0014), and a grant from the NASA ROSES Terrestrial Hydrology  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-24-2207-2020 fatcat:hrhs6gqx7zfzxcnvbbaxebdws4

Global Observations of Fine-Scale Ocean Surface Topography With the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Mission

Rosemary Morrow, Lee-Lueng Fu, Fabrice Ardhuin, Mounir Benkiran, Bertrand Chapron, Emmanuel Cosme, Francesco d'Ovidio, J. Thomas Farrar, Sarah T. Gille, Guillaume Lapeyre, Pierre-Yves Le Traon, Ananda Pascual (+6 others)
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge the work performed by the SWOT Science Team in the preparation of this mission. The authors thank D. Chelton and R.  ...  FUNDING The authors were mostly funded through the NASA Physical Oceanography Program and the CNES/TOSCA programs for the SWOT and OSTST Science teams.  ...  For the hydrology community, SWOT SAR interferometric data will enable the observation of the surface elevation of lakes, rivers, and floodplains, and will provide a global estimate of discharge for rivers  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00232 fatcat:uz545l25rbhw5mmrlwss4p5io4

Surface Water Storage in Rivers and Wetlands Derived from Satellite Observations: A Review of Current Advances and Future Opportunities for Hydrological Sciences

Fabrice Papa, Frédéric Frappart
2021 Remote Sensing  
In the context of SWOT and forthcoming SWS estimates at the global scale, we further discuss new opportunities for hydrological and multidisciplinary sciences.  ...  Surface water storage (SWS), the amount of freshwater stored in rivers/wetlands/floodplains/lakes, and its variations are key components of the water cycle and land surface hydrology, with strong feedback  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13204162 doaj:037f5355056d48c5a63b985fabd4acf6 fatcat:xjpmixicubfjxg7mujlevhmriu

Characterization of the hydrological functioning of the Niger basin using the ISBA-TRIP model

V. Pedinotti, A. Boone, B. Decharme, J. F. Crétaux, N. Mognard, G. Panthou, F. Papa
2011 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
However, the understanding of the hydrological processes over this basin 5 HESSD  ...  Of particular importance is the Niger basin, since it traverses a large part of the Sahel and is thus a critical source of water in this semi arid region.  ...  This work is supported by the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis 20 (AMMA) project and the Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission project of the "Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-8-9173-2011 fatcat:4qyj64cr5zamhbyzygzjf6luj4

Concept Design of the "Guanlan" Science Mission: China's Novel Contribution to Space Oceanography

Ge Chen, Junwu Tang, Chaofang Zhao, Songhua Wu, Fangjie Yu, Chunyong Ma, Yongsheng Xu, Weibiao Chen, Yunhua Zhang, Jie Liu, Lixin Wu
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
error budgets of the two sensors.  ...  As an expanded follow-up of SWOT and an oceanic counterpart of CALIPSO, the planned "Guanlan" science mission comprises a dual-frequency (Ku and Ka) interferometric altimetry (IA), and a near-nadir pointing  ...  This research was supported by the Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology of China under grants numbers 2018SDKJ102 and 2015ASTP-OS15.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00194 fatcat:edvx6peqrvbbpl4ajkvmclxofu

Calibration of satellite measurements of river discharge using a global hydrology model

G. Robert Brakenridge, Sagy Cohen, Albert J. Kettner, Tom De Groeve, Son V. Nghiem, James P.M. Syvitski, Balazs M. Fekete
2012 Journal of Hydrology  
of the global water cycle.  ...  The analysis shows that existing and planned microwave 51 sensors can usefully characterize global river discharge dynamics, and that water balance 52 model-based rating curves provide acceptable calibration  ...  Site ID corresponds to Table 1 63 share hydrological data, and the network of ground stations on a global basis is 64 inadequate.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.035 fatcat:77r4jpydeffczg5mrk7vllp7km

Evaluation of the ISBA-TRIP continental hydrologic system over the Niger basin using in situ and satellite derived datasets

V. Pedinotti, A. Boone, B. Decharme, J. F. Crétaux, N. Mognard, G. Panthou, F. Papa, B. A. Tanimoun
2012 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ability of the ISBA-TRIP continental hydrologic system to represent key processes related to the hydrological cycle of the Niger basin.  ...  However, the understanding of the hydrological processes over this basin is currently limited by the lack of spatially distributed surface water and discharge measurements.  ...  This work is supported by the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) project and the Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission project of the "Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-16-1745-2012 fatcat:rwt7i6kwtnhwhhuug2hbqvwvzm

On the Use of Hydrological Models and Satellite Data to Study the Water Budget of River Basins Affected by Human Activities: Examples from the Garonne Basin of France [chapter]

Eric Martin, Simon Gascoin, Youen Grusson, Clément Murgue, Mélanie Bardeau, François Anctil, Sylvain Ferrant, Romain Lardy, Patrick Le Moigne, Delphine Leenhardt, Vincent Rivalland, José-Miguel Sánchez Pérez (+2 others)
2016 Space Sciences Series of ISSI  
On the use of hydrological models and satellite data to study the water budget of river basins affected by human activities: examples from the Garonne basin of France  ...  HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was carried out within the framework of the project REGARD funded by the STAE foundation (Toulouse, France).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32449-4_3 fatcat:6vwvtwcjvjbihlxgw45xdqmome

Earth observation Water Cycle Multi-Mission Observation Strategy (WACMOS)

Z. Su, W. Dorigo, D. Fernández-Prieto, M. Van Helvoirt, K. Hungershoefer, R. de Jeu, R. Parinussa, J. Timmermans, R. Roebeling, M. Schröder, J. Schulz, C. Van der Tol (+5 others)
2010 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Earth observation technology is a unique tool to provide a global 5 understanding of many of the essential variables governing the water cycle and monitor their evolution over time from global to basin  ...  Observing and monitoring the different components of the global water cycle and their dynamics are essential steps to understand the climate of the Earth, forecast the weather, predict natural disasters  ...  The WACMOS project team is grateful to P. van Oevelen of the International GEWEX Project Office for the initialisation of the WACMOS project and fruitful discussions in the course of the project. K.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-7-7899-2010 fatcat:qa6on6jbibfl5dv3y2wz6xv2hi

Requirements for a Coastal Hazards Observing System

Jérôme Benveniste, Anny Cazenave, Stefano Vignudelli, Luciana Fenoglio-Marc, Rashmi Shah, Rafael Almar, Ole Andersen, Florence Birol, Pascal Bonnefond, Jérôme Bouffard, Francisco Calafat, Estel Cardellach (+26 others)
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
This issue is discussed in much detail in this paper, including the development of a global coastal sea-level and sea state climate record with mission consistent coastal processing and products dedicated  ...  However, so far, they remain poorly monitored on a global scale.  ...  , SV, LF-M and RSh.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00348 fatcat:bfcvgljvpfeenjsqw2ztjfsl3i

Climatological and Hydrological Observations for the South American Andes: In situ Stations, Satellite, and Reanalysis Data Sets

Thomas Condom, Rodney Martínez, José Daniel Pabón, Felipe Costa, Luis Pineda, Juan Jose Nieto, Freddy López, Marcos Villacis
2020 Frontiers in Earth Science  
Modern hydrology relies on multiple sources of information combined with climatological, hydrological and glaciological data.  ...  Finally, the international ANDEX program could be an excellent opportunity to increase the knowledge of the hydrological processes in the Andes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS All the contributing authors acknowledge the contribution of NMHSs of Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, and Argentina.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2020.00092 fatcat:qcpr7emhaje77o2yscu4evnsgy

First results of the earth observation Water Cycle Multi-mission Observation Strategy (WACMOS)

Z. Su, D. Fernández-Prieto, J. Timmermans, X. Chen, K. Hungershoefer, R. Roebeling, M. Schröder, J. Schulz, P. Stammes, P. Wang, E. Wolters
2014 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation  
Earth observation technology is a unique tool to provide a global understanding of many of the essential variables governing the water cycle and monitor their evolution from global to basin scales.  ...  Observing and monitoring the different components of the global water cycle and their dynamics are essential steps to understand the climate of the Earth, forecast the weather, predict natural disasters  ...  The WACMOS team is grateful to the members of the Expert User Advisory Committee (Peter Bauer, Ad de Roo, Rick Lawford and Peter van Oevelen) for their scientific supports and advices in the course of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jag.2013.08.002 fatcat:73ux2ivjsjbm5df7golsd74uwm
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