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Estimating profile soil moisture from surface-layer measurements: a review
Author(s): K. G. Kostov; Thomas J. Jackson
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Paper Abstract

Methods for estimating profile soil moisture using remotely sensed surface moisture data are reviewed. Primary attention is given to four basic approaches: regression, knowledge-based, inversion, and combinations of remotely sensed data and water balance models. Results of ground-based and aircraft experiments using microwave radiometers for soil moisture measurements are discussed to illustrate the methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 August 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1941, Ground Sensing, (31 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154681
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K. G. Kostov, USDA-ARS Hydrology Lab. (United States)
Thomas J. Jackson, USDA-ARS Hydrology Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1941:
Ground Sensing
Hatem N. Nasr, Editor(s)

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