16. Characterization of Snow on Floating Ice and Case Studies of Brightness Temperature Changes During the Onset of Melt

  1. Frank D. Carsey
  1. Caren Garrity

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM068p0313

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

How to Cite

Garrity, C. (1992) Characterization of Snow on Floating Ice and Case Studies of Brightness Temperature Changes During the Onset of Melt, in Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice (ed F. D. Carsey), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM068p0313

Author Information

  1. Alfred-Wegener-Institut Für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Postfach 120161 Columbusstrasse, D-2850 Bremerhaven, Germany (on Secondment for One Year by the Microwave Group-Ottawa River, Canada.)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900339

Online ISBN: 9781118663950

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Keywords:

  • Sea ice—Remote sensing;
  • Microwave remote sensing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Introduction

  • Method of Measurements

  • Evolution of a Snow Cover

  • Case Studies of Brightness Temperature from Snow on Floating Ice

  • A Descriptive Metamorphism Model of Homogeneous Snow for Passive Microwave Sensing

  • Conclusion