Articles | Volume 12, issue 7
The Cryosphere, 12, 2349–2370, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2349-2018

Special issue: Changing Permafrost in the Arctic and its Global Effects in...

The Cryosphere, 12, 2349–2370, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2349-2018
Research article
18 Jul 2018
Research article | 18 Jul 2018

Circumpolar patterns of potential mean annual ground temperature based on surface state obtained from microwave satellite data

Christine Kroisleitner et al.

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Knowledge about permafrost extent is required with respect to climate change. We used borehole temperature records from across the Arctic for the assessment of surface status information (frozen or unfrozen) derived from space-borne microwave sensors for permafrost extent mapping. The comparison to mean annual ground temperature (MAGT) at the coldest sensor depth revealed that not only extent but also temperature can be obtained from C-band-derived surface state with a residual error of 2.22 °C.