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Volume 11, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 11, 1933–1948, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1933-2017
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The Cryosphere, 11, 1933–1948, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1933-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 23 Aug 2017

Research article | 23 Aug 2017

Evaluation of snow cover and snow depth on the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau derived from passive microwave remote sensing

Liyun Dai et al.

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ED: Publish as is (14 Jul 2017) by Tingjun Zhang
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Snow depth over QTP plays a very important role in the climate and hydrological system, but there are uncertainties on the snow depth products derived from passive microwave remote sensing data. In this study, we evaluated the ability of passive microwave to detect snow cover and snow depth over QTP, presented the accuracy of passive microwave snow cover and snow depth products over QTP, and analyzed the possible reasons causing the uncertainties.
Snow depth over QTP plays a very important role in the climate and hydrological system, but...
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