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Could snow models help interpret satellite observations?

Could snow models help interpret satellite observations?

A fresh study has examined the possible utilisation of modelled snow information in the interpretation of satellite measurement.  However, the modelling needs to be improved before the information can be applied in practice.

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Researcher Anna Kontu, tel. +358 400 126 446, anna.kontu@fmi.fi

Kontu, A., Lemmetyinen, J., Vehviläinen, J., Leppänen, L., and Pulliainen, J. (2017): Coupling SNOWPACK-modeled grain size parameters with the HUT snow emission model. Remote Sensing of Environment, 194, 33-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.12.021





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