Monitoring of rain water storage in forests with satellite radar

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de Jong, JJM; Klaassen, W; Kuiper, PJC;
(2002)
  • Subject: rain | MODELS | forest | ENVIRONMENTAL-CONDITIONS | SAR | PRECIPITATION | radar | CANOPY | dew | INTERCEPTION | C-BAND BACKSCATTER | RAINFOREST | SITKA SPRUCE | fog | SEASONAL-CHANGES

The sensitivity of radar backscatter to the amount of intercepted rain in temperate deciduous forests is analyzed to determine the feasibility of retrieval of this parameter from satellite radar data. A backscatter model is validated with X-band radar measurements of a ... View more
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