Estimating Snow Cover from Publicly Available Images

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Fedorov, Roman ; Camerada, Alessandro ; Fraternali, Piero ; Tagliasacchi, Marco (2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/TMM.2016.2535356
  • Subject: Computer Science - Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition | Environmental monitoring; scene classification; snow cover index; Signal Processing; Media Technology; Computer Science Applications1707 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition; Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Computer Science - Multimedia

In this paper we study the problem of estimating snow cover in mountainous regions, that is, the spatial extent of the earth surface covered by snow. We argue that publicly available visual content, in the form of user generated photographs and image feeds from outdoor ... View more
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