WATER: Dataset of ground truth measurements for snow synchronizing with airborne microwave radiometers (K&Ka bands) mission in the Binggou watershed foci experimental area on Mar. 29, 2008


The dataset of ground truth measurements for snow was obtained, synchronizing with airborne microwave radiometers (K&Ka bands) mission in the Binggou watershed foci experimental area on Mar. 29, 2008. Those provide reliable ground data for retrieval of snow properties and parameters, especially snow depth and snow water equivalent study.

Observation items include (1) snow density, snow complex permittivity, snow volumetric moisture and snow gravimetric moisture by the snowfork in BG-A; (2) snow parameters in BG-A (18 points), BG-B (20 points), BG-EF (20 points) and BG-I (20 points): snow depth by the ruler, the snow temperature (mean of two measurements) by the probe thermometer, snow grain size by the handheld microscope, snow density by the cutting ring for each snow layer, and the snow surface temperature and the snow-soil interface temperature by the handheld infrared thermometer. For each snow pit, the snowpack was divided into several layers with 10-cm intervals of snow depth.

Two files including raw data and pre-processed data were archived.


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1. Li X, Su ZB, Wu BF. Retrieval of key eco-hydrological parameters for cold and arid regions. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 2012, 17: 1-2, doi:10.1016/j.jag.2012.03.001.( View Details | Bibtex)

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GE Chunmei, Hao Xiaohua, MA Mingguo, WANG Xufeng. WATER: Dataset of ground truth measurements for snow synchronizing with airborne microwave radiometers (K&Ka bands) mission in the Binggou watershed foci experimental area on Mar. 29, 2008. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2013. doi: 10.3972/water973.0091.db. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program): National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program

The CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Action Plan for West Development Project: The CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Action Plan for West Development Project

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