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Characterization of the land surface freeze/thaw state with SMAP-Reflectometry (SMAP-R)

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dc.contributor.author Rodriguez-Alvarez, Nereida
dc.contributor.author Podest, Erika
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-03T19:55:42Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-03T19:55:42Z
dc.date.issued 2019-07-28
dc.identifier.citation IGARSS 2019 - IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,Yokohama, Japan, July 28 - August 2, 2019 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 19-2459
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/51198
dc.description.abstract The use of the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) radar in received mode has allowed for a new dataset of Global Navigation Satellite System – Reflectometry (GNSS-R) measurements. GNSS-R techniques have been used for more than two decades and have proven successful perform altimetry studies and to retrieve ocean wind speed and soil moisture, monitor wetland dynamics, estimate snow depth, detect sea ice and determine sea ice types. In this paper, the SMAP-Reflectometry measurements are used to classify freeze/thaw (F/T) state over Alaska, studying the differences in the SNR signal at both V and H polarizations. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019 en_US
dc.subject SMAP en_US
dc.subject reflectometry en_US
dc.subject GNSS-R en_US
dc.subject freeze/thaw state en_US
dc.subject landscapes en_US
dc.title Characterization of the land surface freeze/thaw state with SMAP-Reflectometry (SMAP-R) en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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