Remote Sensing of Snow Cover

  1. Claude R. Duguay and
  2. Alain Pietroniro
  1. Dieter Scherer1,
  2. Dorothy K. Hall2,
  3. Volker Hochschild3,
  4. Max König4,
  5. Jan-gunnar Winther4,
  6. Claude R. Duguay5,
  7. FréDérique Pivot6,
  8. Christian Mätzler7,
  9. Frank Rau8,
  10. Klaus Seidel9,
  11. Rune Solberg10 and
  12. Anne E. Walker11

Published Online: 30 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/163GM03

Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology: Measuring Environmental Change

Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology: Measuring Environmental Change

How to Cite

Scherer, D., Hall, D. K., Hochschild, V., König, M., Winther, J.-g., Duguay, C. R., Pivot, F., Mätzler, C., Rau, F., Seidel, K., Solberg, R. and Walker, A. E. (2005) Remote Sensing of Snow Cover, in Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology: Measuring Environmental Change (eds C. R. Duguay and A. Pietroniro), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/163GM03

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Climatology, Institute of Ecology, Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

  3. 3

    Geographisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

  4. 4

    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, Tromsø, Norway

  5. 5

    Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska at Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

  6. 6

    Department of Geography, York University, Toronto, Canada

  7. 7

    Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

  8. 8

    Department of Physical Geography, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

  9. 9

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Eth Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

  10. 10

    Norwegian Computing Center, Oslo, Norway

  11. 11

    Climate Research Branch, Meteorological Service of Canada, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904283

Online ISBN: 9781118666425



  • Snow—Remote sensing;
  • Ice—Remote sensing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Approaches

  • Current Applications

  • Unresolved Issues and Future Research Needs