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ASTER observations for the monitoring of land surface fluxes
Author(s): Thomas J. Schmugge
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a review of how data from the advanced spaceborne thermal emission radiometer (ASTER) can be used to estimate the energy fluxes from the land surface. The basic concepts of the energy balance at the land surface are presented along with an example of how remotely sensed surface brightness temperatures can be used to estimate the sensible heat. The example is from the Monsoon 90 experiment conducted over an arid watershed in the state of Arizona in the United States.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 October 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2817, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing IV, (21 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.255178
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Thomas J. Schmugge, USDA Hydrology Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2817:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing IV
Marija S. Scholl; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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