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Sunshine duration derived from FY-2 data in North China
Author(s): Mingwei Zhang; Jinlong Fan; Guicai Li; Jian Liu
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Paper Abstract

Sunshine duration is a way to characterize the climate of particular region, and used in tourism and agriculture. The method of retrieved sunshine duration from satellite derived cloud index was evaluated for north China by FY-2C visible images, measured data. The results clear show that the FY-2C data can be used for mapping sunshine duration over north China. The FY-2C data is useful for sunshine duration retrieval for where the sunshine duration is not available.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7824, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XII, 78242B (22 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.864827
Show Author Affiliations
Mingwei Zhang, China Meteorological Administration (China)
Jinlong Fan, China Meteorological Administration (China)
Guicai Li, China Meteorological Administration (China)
Jian Liu, China Meteorological Administration (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7824:
Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XII
Christopher M. U. Neale; Antonino Maltese, Editor(s)

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