Algorithm to retrieve the melt pond fraction and the spectral albedo of Arctic summer ice from satellite optical data

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Zege, E.; Malinka, A.; Katsev, I.; Prikhach, A.; Heygster, G.; Istomina, L.; Birnbaum, G.; Schwarz, P.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.012
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    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

A new algorithmto retrieve characteristics (albedo and melt pond fraction) of summer ice in the Arctic fromoptical satellite data is described. In contrast to other algorithms this algorithm does not use a priori values of the spectral albedo of the sea-ice consti... View more
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