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Snow structure modelling to be developed using microwave frequencies

Snow structure modelling to be developed using microwave frequencies

The models used in calculating the water content of snow do not render the micro-structure of the snow in sufficient detail. This research result is based on the air measurement project carried out by the Finnish Meteorological Institute's Arctic Research Centre in Sodankylä, in which the snow structure and flow of microwave radiation through the snow was examined during two winters.

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Researcher, Leena Leppänen, leena.leppanen@fmi.fi

Viite: Maslanka, W., Leppänen, L., Kontu, A., Sandells, M., Lemmetyinen, J., Schneebeli, M., Proksch, M., Matzl, M., Hannula, H.-R., and Gurney, R.: Arctic Snow Microstructure Experiment for the development of snow emission modelling, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 85-94, doi:10.5194/gi-5-85-2016, 2016.



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