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Publications about 'snow'

Books and proceedings

  1. Akira Ishimaru. Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media. Wiley-IEEE Press, 1997. Keyword(s): Wave characteristics in aerosols and hydrometeors, Optical and acoustic scattering in sea water, Scattering from biological materials, Pulse scattering and beam wave propagation in such media, Optical diffusion in tissues and blood, Transport and radiative transfer theory, Kubelka-Munk flux theory and plane-parallel problem, Multiple scattering theory, Wave fluctuations in turbulence, Strong fluctuation theory, Rough surface scattering, Remote sensing and inversion techniques, Imaging through various media. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


Articles in journal or book chapters

  1. Jorge Jorge Ruiz, Risto Vehmas, Juha Lemmetyinen, Josu Uusitalo, Janne Lahtinen, Kari Lehtinen, Anna Kontu, Kimmo Rautiainen, Riku Tarvainen, Jouni Pulliainen, and Jaan Praks. SodSAR: A Tower-Based 1-10 GHz SAR System for Snow, Soil and Vegetation Studies. Sensors, 20(22), 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  2. S. Leinss, H. Löwe, M. Proksch, and A. Kontu. Modeling the evolution of the structural anisotropy of snow. The Cryosphere, 14(1):51-75, 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  3. Ladina Steiner, Michael Meindl, Christoph Marty, and Alain Geiger. Impact of GPS Processing on the Estimation of Snow Water Equivalent Using Refracted GPS Signals. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58(1):123-135, January 2020. Keyword(s): Global Positioning System, remote sensing, snow, Swiss Alps, GPS processing parameters, SWE estimation performance, elevation-dependent weighting scheme, elevation cutoff angles, sub-snow GPS, temporal reliability, systematic overview, seasons time period, GPS refractometry, sub-snow global positioning system antennas, snowpack modeling, remote sensing data, snow hydrological monitoring, weather conditions, continuous SWE quantification, automated SWE quantification, situ snow water equivalent estimation, global navigation satellite system antennas, refracted GPS signals, daily estimates, hourly SWE estimation, Global Positioning System, Snow, Estimation, Global navigation satellite system, Antennas, Satellites, Delays, Global navigation satellite system (GNSS), global positioning system (GPS), GPS refractometry, snow, snow water equivalent (SWE), sub-snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  4. Yanghai Yu, Mauro Mariotti d'Alessandro, Stefano Tebaldini, and Mingsheng Liao. Signal Processing Options for High Resolution SAR Tomography of Natural Scenarios. Remote Sensing, 12(10), 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  5. Ladina Steiner, Michael Meindl, and Alain Geiger. Characteristics and limitations of GPS L1 observations from submerged antennas. Journal of Geodesy, 93(2):267-280, February 2019. Keyword(s): GNSS, GPS, Snow-water equivalent, SWE, Submerged antennas. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  6. Stefano Tebaldini, Dinh Ho Tong Minh, Mauro Mariotti d'Alessandro, Ludovic Villard, Thuy Le Toan, and Jerome Chave. The Status of Technologies to Measure Forest Biomass and Structural Properties: State of the Art in SAR Tomography of Tropical Forests. Surveys in Geophysics, May 2019. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, BIOMASS, Earth Explorer 7, EE7, Airborne radar, Array signal processing, Capon, Capon beamformer, L-band, P-band, SAR processing, SAR tomography, beamforming, Focusing, forestry, interferometry, InSAR, multibaseline, multiple signal classification, MUSIC, polarimetry, Remote Sensing, synthetic aperture radar, SAR, scattering, three-dimensional imaging, 3-D imaging, time-domain back-projection, TDBP, tomography, Vegetation, Spaceborne SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  7. Karina Wilgan, Muhammad Adnan Siddique, Tazio Strozzi, Alain Geiger, and Othmar Frey. Comparison of Tropospheric Path Delay Estimates from GNSS and Space-Borne SAR Interferometry in Alpine Conditions. Remote Sensing, 11(15):1-24, July 2019. Note: 1789. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, persistent scatterer interferometry, PSI, DInSAR, multibaseline interferometry, interferometric stacking, deformation monitoring, subsidence monitoring, urban, urban remote sensing, buildings, estimation, remote sensing, synthetic aperture radar, thermal expansion, tomography, urban areas, alpine, rugged terrain, atmospheric phase, atmospheric phase screen, APS, mitigation of atmospheric phase, turbulent atmospheric phase in alpine areas, Cosmo-SkyMed, Zermatt, Mattertal, Matter valley, Switzerland, interferometric stacking, multi-baseline interferometry, GNSS, GPS, Comparison, tropospheric path delay, Collocation, Kriging. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  8. Ladina Steiner, Michael Meindl, Charles Fierz, and Alain Geiger. An assessment of sub-snow GPS for quantification of snow water equivalent. The Cryosphere, 12(10):3161-3175, 2018. Keyword(s): GNSS, GPS, Snow-water equivalent, SWE, Submerged antennas. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  9. Badreddine Rekioua, Matthieu Davy, Laurent Ferro-Famil, and Stefano Tebaldini. Snowpack permittivity profile retrieval from tomographic SAR data. Comptes Rendus Physique, 18(1):57-65, 2017. Keyword(s): Snowpack, snow permittivity, SAR, SAR tomography, GB-SAR, ground-based SAR, Time-domain back-projection, TDBP. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  10. S. K. Chan, R. Bindlish, P. E. O'Neill, E. Njoku, T. Jackson, A. Colliander, F. Chen, Mariko S. Burgin, S. Dunbar, J. Piepmeier, S. Yueh, D. Entekhabi, M. H. Cosh, T. Caldwell, J. Walker, X. Wu, A. Berg, T. Rowlandson, A. Pacheco, H. McNairn, M. Thibeault, J. Martinez-Fernandez, Angel Gonzalez-Zamora, M. Seyfried, D. Bosch, P. Starks, D. Goodrich, J. Prueger, M. Palecki, E. E. Small, M. Zreda, J. C. Calvet, W. T. Crow, and Y. Kerr. Assessment of the SMAP Passive Soil Moisture Product. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54(8):4994-5007, August 2016. Keyword(s): hydrological techniques, moisture, remote sensing by radar, soil, L-band radar, L-band radiometer, Level 2 Passive Soil Moisture Product, NASA Distributed Active Archive Center at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, NASA SMAP satellite mission, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SMAP Passive Soil Moisture product, V-pol Single Channel Algorithm, freeze-thaw state, high-resolution soil moisture global mapping, radar irrecoverable hardware failure, radiometer-only soil moisture product, soil moisture estimates, soil moisture retrievals, Agriculture, Data models, Microwave radiometry, NASA, Soil moisture, Spatial resolution, Brightness temperature, L-band, Level 2 Passive Soil Moisture Product, Level 3 Daily Composite Version, Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP), land emission, passive microwave remote sensing, soil moisture, tau-omega model, validation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  11. Brent G. Delbridge, Roland Bürgmann, Eric Fielding, Scott Hensley, and William H. Schulz. Three-dimensional surface deformation derived from airborne interferometric UAVSAR: Application to the Slumgullion Landslide. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(5):3951-3977, 2016. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, UAVSAR, landslide, Slumgullion, InSAR, geodesy, inversion, DInSAR, Airborne DInSAR, Surface Displacement, Deformation, Airborne SAR, L-band. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  12. Scott Hensley, D. Moller, S. Oveisgharan, T. Michel, and X. Wu. Ka-Band Mapping and Measurements of Interferometric Penetration of the Greenland Ice Sheets by the GLISTIN Radar. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9(6):2436-2450, June 2016. Keyword(s): Global Positioning System, geophysical image processing, hydrological techniques, ice, image segmentation, meteorological radar, optical radar, radar interferometry, snow, synthetic aperture radar, topography (Earth), Antarctica, Earth environment, GLISTIN elevation measurement, GLISTIN instrument, GLISTIN radar, Greenland ice sheet, Jakobshavn glacier area, Ka-band cross-track interferometric radar, Ka-band mapping, NASA GLISTIN Ka-band interferometric radar, NASA Wallop airborne terrain mapper lidar measurement, climate change, ice cap topography, ice surface topography, image mosaic, interferometric penetration, interferometric penetration measurement, interferometric radar mapping system, kinematic GPS survey measurement, lidar, optical system, swath topographic measurement, Ice, Instruments, Laser radar, Sea measurements, Snow, Surfaces, Glaciers, Ka-band, ice sheets, interferometry, penetration, radar. [bibtex-entry]


  13. J. Pan, M. Durand, M. Sandells, J. Lemmetyinen, E. J. Kim, J. Pulliainen, A. Kontu, and C. Derksen. Differences Between the HUT Snow Emission Model and MEMLS and Their Effects on Brightness Temperature Simulation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54(4):2001-2019, April 2016. Keyword(s): radiative transfer, remote sensing, snow, HUT snow emission model, Helsinki University of Technology, brightness temperature simulation, snow water equivalent retrieval algorithm, passive microwave measurement, multiple-layer HUT model, Microwave Emission Model of Layered Snowpacks, scattered intensity, radiative transfer equation, one-flux equation, two-flux theory, HUT scattering coefficient, trapped-radiation, natural snow cover, Sodankyla, Finland, Churchill, Canada, Colorado, USA, snow grain size was, deep snow, Born approximation, root-mean-square error, Snow, Mathematical model, Scattering, Grain size, Microwave theory and techniques, Ice, Correlation, Model comparison, passive microwave remote sensing, snow, Model comparison, passive microwave remote sensing, snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  14. Martin Proksch, Nick Rutter, Charles Fierz, and Martin Schneebeli. Intercomparison of snow density measurements: bias, precision, and vertical resolution. The Cryosphere, 10(1):371-384, 2016. Keyword(s): Snow characterisation, snow density, density cutter, snow density retrieval, comparison of methods. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  15. S. Zwieback, X. Liu, S. Antonova, B. Heim, A. Bartsch, J. Boike, and I. Hajnsek. A Statistical Test of Phase Closure to Detect Influences on DInSAR Deformation Estimates Besides Displacements and Decorrelation Noise: Two Case Studies in High-Latitude Regions. IEEE_J_GRS, 54(9):5588-5601, September 2016. Keyword(s): atmospheric precipitation, displacement measurement, geophysical techniques, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, snow, statistical analysis, synthetic aperture radar, DInSAR deformation estimates, Finland, Ku-band, Lena Delta, Russia, Sodankylä, X-band observations, decorrelation noise, differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar, displacement measurement, high-latitude regions, ice-rich permafrost regions, phase measurement, snow metamorphism, statistical test, summer precipitation event, Decorrelation, Optical interferometry, Scattering, Snow, Synthetic aperture radar, Displacement measurement, interferometry, phase measurement, remote sensing, snow, soil, statistics, synthetic aperture radar. [bibtex-entry]


  16. Rafael Caduff, Fritz Schlunegger, Andrew Kos, and Andreas Wiesmann. A review of terrestrial radar interferometry for measuring surface change in the geosciences. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40(2):208-228, 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Gamma Portable Radar Interferometer, GPRI, Review, GBSAR, InSAR, Ground-based radar, Ground-based SAR, deformation measurement, displacement, subsidence, terrestrial radar interferometry, mass movements, surface deformation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  17. Rafael Caduff, Andreas Wiesmann, Yves Bühler, and Christine Pielmeier. Continuous monitoring of snowpack displacement at high spatial and temporal resolution with terrestrial radar interferometry. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(3):813-820, 2015. Note: 2014GL062442. Keyword(s): GPRI-II, Remote sensing, Dynamics, Instruments and techniques, Monitoring, forecasting, prediction, Methods, terrestrial radar interferometry, remote sensing of snow, snowpack displacement monitoring, full-depth snow glide avalanche. [bibtex-entry]


  18. S. Leinss, H. Löwe, M. Proksch, J. Lemmetyinen, A. Wiesmann, and I. Hajnsek. Anisotropy of seasonal snow measured by polarimetric phase differences in radar time series. The Cryosphere Discussions, 9:6061-6123, 2015. [bibtex-entry]


  19. Silvan Leinss, Andreas Wiesmann, J. Lemmetyinen, and I. Hajnsek. Snow Water Equivalent of Dry Snow Measured by Differential Interferometry. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 8(8):3773-3790, August 2015. Keyword(s): radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, snow, Finland, SnowScat instrument, Sodankyla town, Xand Ku-band, active microwave remote sensing method, differential interferogram time series, differential radar interferometry, dry snow measurement, frequency 10 GHz, frequency 16 GHz, frequency 20 GHz, passive microwave remote sensing method, phase wrapping error, reference instrument, signal delay, snow density, snow pack spatial inhomogeneity, snow volume, snow water equivalent mapping, stratigraphy, temporal decorrelation, time 30 day, Backscatter, Ice, Instruments, Interferometry, Snow, Synthetic aperture radar, Coherence loss, SnowScat, dielectric constant of snow, differential interferometry (D-InSAR), dry snow, microwave penetration of snow, real aperture radar, snow water equivalent (SWE), synthetic aperture radar (SAR). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  20. Martin Proksch, Henning Löwe, and Martin Schneebeli. Density, specific surface area, and correlation length of snow measured by high-resolution penetrometry. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., pp 346-362, 2015. Keyword(s): Snow characterisation, correlation length, snow density, specific surface area, SSA, Snow Micro Pen, SMP, micro-CT, Statistical model, Statistical model relating micro-CT structure to SMP force for many snow data, snow density retrieval, correlation length, and SSA in the field, Efficient retrieval of spatial variability and 2-D stratigraphy of snow, 2-D stratigraphy of snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  21. Silvan Leinss, Giuseppe Parrella, and Irena Hajnsek. Snow height determination by polarimetric phase differences in X-band SAR data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7(9):3794-3810, Sept 2014. Keyword(s): hydrological techniques, remote sensing by radar, snow, synthetic aperture radar, AD 2012 01, AD 2012 12 to 2013 04, CPD temporal evolution, Finland, HH polarization, Sodankylae city, TanDEM-X, TanDEM-X acquisitions, TerraSAR-X acquisitions, VV polarization, X-band SAR acquisitions, X-band SAR data, aligned elliptical particles, computer tomography observations, copolar phase difference, fresh snow depth, polarimetric phase difference, snow height determination, snow microstructure, subsequent recrystallization process, temperature-gradient-driven recrystallization process, weather station data, Backscatter, Scattering, Snow, Soil, Soil measurements, Synthetic aperture radar, Temperature measurement, Birefringence, TanDEM-X, TerraSAR-X, VV-HH phase difference, copolar phase difference, dry snow, fresh snow, polarimetry, snow anisotropy, snow microstructure, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  22. Keith Morrison and John Bennett. Tomographic Profiling - A Technique for Multi-Incidence-Angle Retrieval of the Vertical SAR Backscattering Profiles of Biogeophysical Targets. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 52(2):1350-1355, February 2014. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR tomography, tomography, snow, X-band, Ku-band, geophysical image processing, image retrieval, radar imaging, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, tomography, across-track direction, airborne application, along-track direction, biogeophysical targets, forest canopies, ground-based SAR system, ice, multiincidence-angle retrieval, satellite application, snow, subaperture elements, synthetic aperture radar imaging, tomographic profiling, vegetation, vertical SAR backscattering profiles, Array signal processing, phased arrays, radar, radar imaging, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  23. J.M.L. King, R. Kelly, A. Kasurak, C. Duguay, G. Gunn, and J.B. Mead. UW-Scat: A Ground-Based Dual-Frequency Scatterometer for Observation of Snow Properties. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 10(3):528-532, May 2013. Keyword(s): geophysical equipment, snow, AD 2009 to 2011, Canada, Canadian Subarctic, Churchill, UW-Scat scatterometer, University of Waterloo scatterometer, angular width, azimuth user-programmable range, elevation angle, frequency 17.2 GHz, frequency 9.6 GHz, frequency-modulated continuous-wave radars, ground-based dual-frequency scatterometer, harsh environmental conditions, ice property observation, radar beam, snow property observation, terrestrial snow, two-axis positioning system, Backscatter, Calibration, Ice, Radar measurements, Radio frequency, Snow, Spaceborne radar, Radar polarimetry, scatterometer, snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  24. R. Magagi, A. A. Berg, K. Goita, S. Belair, T. J. Jackson, B. Toth, A. Walker, H. McNairn, P. E. O'Neill, Mahta Moghaddam, I. Gherboudj, A. Colliander, M. H. Cosh, Mariko S. Burgin, J. B. Fisher, S. B. Kim, I. Mladenova, N. Djamai, L. P. B. Rousseau, J. Belanger, J. Shang, and A. Merzouki. Canadian Experiment for Soil Moisture in 2010 (CanEx-SM10): Overview and Preliminary Results. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51(1):347-363, January 2013. Keyword(s): land surface temperature, remote sensing, soil, vegetation, AD 2010, AD 2010 05 31 to 2010 06, AMSR-E soil moisture, CanEx-SM10, Canada, Canadian experiment, National Snow and Ice Data Center, SMOS data, SMOS mission, SMOS soil moisture product, Saskatchewan, active microwave measurement, agricultural area, airborne L-band brightness temperatures, airborne L-band radiometer data, airborne platform, boreal forested area, ocean salinity, passive microwave measurement, radio frequency, reflected soil moisture measurements, satellite platform, soil condition, soil ground-based measurements, soil moisture, soil temperature profiles, vegetation characteristics, vegetation condition, Moisture measurement, Satellites, Soil measurements, Soil moisture, Temperature measurement, Vegetation mapping, Agricultural and boreal forested areas, Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS), brightness temperature, soil moisture, validation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  25. S.N. Riddick, D.A. Schmidt, and N.I. Deligne. An analysis of terrain properties and the location of surface scatterers from persistent scatterer interferometry. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 73(0):50 - 57, 2012. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, InSAR, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, StaMPS, Cascades, Three Sisters, LiDAR, Geology, Land cover, Vegetation, Volcanoes. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  26. Helmut Rott, Simon H. Yueh, Donlad W. Cline, Claude Duguay, Richard Essery, Christian Haas, Florence Heliere, Michael Kern, Giovanni Macelloni, Eirik Malnes, Thomas Nagler, Jouni Pulliainen, H. Rebhan, and A. Thompson. Cold Regions Hydrology High-Resolution Observatory for Snow and Cold Land Processes. Proceedings of the IEEE, 98(5):752-765, May 2010. Keyword(s): glaciology, ice, remote sensing by radar, sea ice, snow, synthetic aperture radar, water, climate models, cold land processes, cold regions hydrology high-resolution observatory satellite mission, cryosphere, frequency 17.2 GHz, frequency 9.6 GHz, glaciers, global snow observations, global water cycle, lake ice, land snow, scattering signal decomposition, sea ice, synthetic aperture radar, water cycle variability prediction, Hydrology, Ice surface, Lakes, Land surface, Observatories, Satellites, Sea ice, Sea surface, Snow, Water resources, Climate research, earth observation satellite, glaciers, snow cover, synthetic aperture radar, water resources. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  27. Esra Erten, Andreas Reigber, Olaf Hellwich, and Pau Prats. Glacier Velocity Monitoring by Maximum Likelihood Texture Tracking. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47(2):394-405, Feb. 2009. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, glaciology, hydrological techniques, image processing, maximum likelihood estimation, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, synthetic aperture radar, Asia, ENVISAT-ASAR data acquisition, Inyltshik glacier, Kyrgyzstan, Maximum Likelihood Texture Tracking, alpine glacier systems, classical intensity tracking technique, glacier velocities measurement, glacier velocity monitoring, ice flows, intensity-based matching algorithm, melting, multiplicative speckle/noise model, remotely sensed data, signal-to-noise ratio, snowfall, spatial dynamics, speckle decorrelation, statistical description, synthetic aperture radar data, temporal dynamics, temporal speckle structure, tracking algorithm. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  28. Simon H. Yueh, Steve J. Dinardo, Ahmed Akgiray, Richard West, Donald W. Cline, and Kelly Elder. Airborne Ku-Band Polarimetric Radar Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Snow Cover. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47(10):3347-3364, October 2009. Keyword(s): snow, ku-band, airborne radar, backscatter, hydrological techniques, ice, radar cross-sections, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, snow, vegetation, AD 2006 to 2008, CLPX-II, Cold Land Processes Experiment, Colorado, HH/VV backscatter ratio, Ku-band polarimetric scatterometer, POLSCAT data acquisition, USA, airborne Ku-band polarimetric radar, biomass, freeze-thaw cycles, ice crust layers, ice lenses, radar echoes, radar signals, radiative transfer scattering model, remote sensing, snow-grain size, snow-water-equivalent accumulation, snowpack change, surface hoar growth, terrestrial snow cover, vegetation types, Microwave remote sensing, radar, snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  29. Alberto Martinez-Vazquez and Joaquim Fortuny-Guasch. A GB-SAR Processor for Snow Avalanche Identification. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 46(11):3948-3956, November 2008. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, GBSAR, ground-based radar, ground-based SAR, feature extraction, geomorphology, geophysical techniques, geophysics computing, image classification, image segmentation, risk management, snow, synthetic aperture radar, features extraction, ground-based SAR processor, image thresholding, morphological filters, object classification, risk assessment, snow avalanches detection, snow avalanches identification, synthetic aperture radar images, Event detection, Feature extraction, Filters, Monitoring, Object detection, Radar detection, Snow, Statistics, Synthetic aperture radar, Testing, Classification, coherence, ground-based synthetic aperture radar (GBSAR), snow avalanche. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  30. Christine Pielmeier and Martin Schneebeli. Developments in the Stratigraphy of Snow. Surveys in Geophysics, 24(5-6):389-416, 2003. Keyword(s): Snow, Snow Stratigraphy, mechanical properties, physical properties, profile, snow cover, snow properties. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  31. Christian Matzler. Relation between grain-size and correlation length of snow. Journal of Glaciology, 48(162):461-466, February 2002. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  32. Christian Matzler and Andreas Wiesmann. Extension of the Microwave Emission Model of Layered Snowpacks to Coarse-Grained Snow. Remote Sensing of Environment, 70(3):317-325, December 1999. Keyword(s): MEMLS, Snow, Microwave, Microwave emission model of lalayer snowpacks, Dielectric Properties of Dry Snow, relative permittivity, snow density. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  33. Andreas Wiesmann and Christian Matzler. Microwave emission model of layered snowpacks. Remote Sensing of Environment, 70(3):307-316, 1999. Keyword(s): MEMLS, Snow, Microwave, Microwave emission model of lalayer snowpacks, Dielectric Properties of Dry Snow, relative permittivity, snow density. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  34. Tazio Strozzi and Christian Matzler. Backscattering measurements of alpine snowcovers at 5.3 and 35 GHz. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 36(3):838-848, May 1998. Keyword(s): backscatter, hydrological techniques, radar cross-sections, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, snow, 35 GHz, 5.3 GHz, AD 1993, AD 1994, AD 1995, AD 1996, Austria, Austrian Alp, C-band, EHF, Ka-band, SHF, Switzerland, hydrology, measurement technique, network-analyzer based scatterometer, radar backscatter, radar polarimetry, radar remote sensing, radar scattering, refrozen crust thickness, snow cover, snowcover, volumetric liquid water content, Backscatter, Frequency, Instruments, Millimeter wave measurements, Performance evaluation, Physics, Polarization, Radar measurements, Snow, Testing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  35. Andreas Wiesmann, Christian Matzler, and Thomas Weise. Radiometric and structural measurements of snow samples. Radio Science, 33(2):273-289, 1998. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  36. Tazio Strozzi, Andreas Wiesmann, and Christian Matzler. Active microwave signatures of snow covers at 5.3 and 35 GHz. Radio Science, 32(2):479-495, 1997. Keyword(s): microwave signatures, Snow, Remote Sensing of Snow, C-band, Ka-band, Electromagnetics. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  37. Christian Matzler. Microwave permittivity of dry snow. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 34(2):573-581, 1996. Keyword(s): UHF measurement, hydrological equipment, permittivity, snow, -10 to 0 degC, 1 GHz, Austrian Alps, Swiss Alps, average axial ratio, coaxial sensor, density, destructive metamorphism, dry snow, ice grains, ice volume fraction, liquid-like surface layer, microwave permittivity, oblate spheroids, physical mixing theory, prolate spheroids, relative dielectric constant, relative permittivity, resometer, resonator, sintering, Coaxial components, Dielectric constant, Dielectric measurements, Frequency, Ice, Instruments, Measurement standards, Permittivity measurement, Snow, Testing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  38. Christian Matzler. Applications of the interaction of microwaves with the natural snow cover. Remote sensing reviews, 2(2):259-387, 1987. [bibtex-entry]


  39. Martti T. Hallikainen, Fawwaz Ulaby, and Mohamed Abdelrazik. Dielectric properties of snow in the 3 to 37 GHz range. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 34(11):1329-1340, November 1986. Keyword(s): Dielectric measurements, Density measurement, Dielectric measurements, Frequency, Predictive models, Scattering, Shape measurement, Size measurement, Snow, Temperature distribution, Volume measurement. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  40. Matthew N. O. Sadiku. Refractive index of snow at microwave frequencies. Appl. Opt., 24(4):572-575, February 1985. Keyword(s): Microwaves, Snow, refractive index, refraction, birefringence. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  41. Christian Matzler and Erwin Schanda. Snow mapping with active microwave sensors. Remote Sensing, 5(2):409-422, 1984. [bibtex-entry]


  42. Erwin Schanda, Christian Matzler, and Klaus Kunzi. Microwave remote sensing of snow cover. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 4(1):149-158, 1983. [bibtex-entry]


  43. Christian Matzler, Erwin Schanda, and Walter Good. Towards the definition of optimum sensor specifications for microwave remote sensing of snow. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, (1):57-66, 1982. [bibtex-entry]


Conference articles

  1. R. Rincon, B. Osmanoglu, P. Racette, Q. Bonds, M. Perrine, L. Brucker, S. Seufert, and C. Kielbasa. Tri-Frequency Synthetic Aperture Radar for the Measurements of Snow Water Equivalent. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 8653-8655, July 2019. Keyword(s): airborne radar, hydrological equipment, hydrological techniques, radiometers, snow, synthetic aperture radar, airborne synthetic aperture radar system, snow water equivalent, SWE, radiometer, active passive microwave system, frequency bands, successful system performance, tri-frequency synthetic aperture radar, SWESARR instrument, dual polarization radar, AD 2019 11, frequency 9.65 GHz, frequency 13.6 GHz, frequency 200.0 MHz, frequency 17.25 GHz, Snow, Spaceborne radar, Radar antennas, Synthetic aperture radar, Instruments, Microwave radiometry, Snow, SAR, SWE. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  2. Charles L. Werner, Martin Suess, Othmar Frey, and Andreas Wiesmann. The ESA Wideband Microwave Scatterometer (WBSCAT): Design and Implementation. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 8339-8342, 2019. Keyword(s): ESA Snowlab, SnowScat, Wideband Scatterometer, WBScat, snow, microwave scatterometer, aperture synthesis, time series, polarimetry, tomography, SAR tomography. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  3. Andreas Wiesmann, Rafael Caduff, Charles L. Werner, Othmar Frey, Martin Schneebeli, Henning Löwe, Matthias Jaggi, Mike Schwank, Reza Naderpour, and Thorsten Fehr. ESA Snowlab Project: 4 Years of Wide Band Scatterometer Measurements of Seasonal Snow. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 5745-5748, 2019. Keyword(s): ESA Snowlab, SnowScat, Wideband Scatterometer, WBScat, snow, microwave scatterometer, aperture synthesis, time series, polarimetry, tomography, SAR tomography. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  4. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, Rafael Caduff, and Andreas Wiesmann. Tomographic profiling with SnowScat within the ESA SnowLab Campaign: Time Series of Snow Profiles Over Three Snow Seasons. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 6512-6515, 2018. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomographic profiling, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency, X-Band, Ku-Band, Polarimetry, ground-based radar, Snow, Snowpack, geophysical signal processing, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  5. X. Xu, C. A. Baldi, J. De Bleser, Y. Lei, S. Yueh, and D. Esteban-Fernandez. Multi-Frequency Tomography Radar Observations of Snow Stratigraphy at Fraser During SnowEx. In IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, pages 6269-6272, July 2018. Keyword(s): CW radar, FM radar, geophysical signal processing, hydrological techniques, radar polarimetry, radar signal processing, remote sensing by radar, snow, signal processing algorithm, snow free image, snow density, ground snow pit measurement, radar design, snow layer, multiple viewing positions, radar echo, tomography technique, radar channel, three-dimensional variability, fully polarimetric frequency-modulated continuous-wave radar, triple-frequency, 2017 NASA SnowEx campaign, Earth's terrestrial snow-covered regions, multiyear airborne snow campaign, Fraser, snow stratigraphy, multifrequency tomography radar observations, frequency 17.2 GHz, size 30.0 cm, frequency 9.6 GHz, frequency 13.5 GHz, Snow, Tomography, Synthetic aperture radar, Radar polarimetry, Spaceborne radar, Radar imaging, tomography, snow, FMCW radar, SWE. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  6. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, Rafael Caduff, and Andreas Wiesmann. Inversion of Snow Structure Parameters from Time Series of Tomographic Measurements With SnowScat. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 2472-2475, 2017. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomographic profiling, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency, X-Band, Ku-Band, Polarimetry, ground-based radar, Snow, Snowpack, geophysical signal processing, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar, SWE, Snow Water Equivalent, Autofocus, Time-Domain Back-Projection, TDBP, Backprojection. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  7. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, Rafael Caduff, and Andreas Wiesmann. A time series of SAR tomographic profiles of a snowpack. In Proc. of EUSAR 2016, pages 726-730, June 2016. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomographic profiling, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency, X-Band, Ku-Band, Polarimetry, ground-based radar, Snow, Snowpack, geophysical signal processing, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  8. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, Rafael Caduff, and Andreas Wiesmann. A time series of tomographic profiles of a snow pack measured with SnowScat at X-/Ku-Band. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., volume 1, pages 17-20, July 2016. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomographic profiling, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency, X-Band, Ku-Band, Polarimetry, ground-based radar, Snow, Snowpack, geophysical signal processing, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  9. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, Martin Schneebeli, Amy Macfarlane, and Andreas Wiesmann. Enhancement of SnowScat for tomographic observation capabilities. In Proc. FRINGE 2015, ESA SP-731, March 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Snow, Snowpack, X-band, Ku-band, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  10. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, and Andreas Wiesmann. SnowScat tomography: first experimental results. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., volume 1, pages 1-4, July 2015. Note: Abstract.Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomographic profiling, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency, X-Band, Ku-Band, Polarimetry, ground-based radar, Snow, Snowpack, geophysical signal processing, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  11. Othmar Frey, Charles L. Werner, and Andreas Wiesmann. Tomographic Profiling of the Structure of a Snow Pack at X-/Ku-Band Using SnowScat in SAR Mode. In Proc. EuRAD 2015 - 12th European Radar Conference, pages 21-24, September 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Tomographic profiling, SnowScat, ESA, European Space Agency, X-Band, Ku-Band, Polarimetry, ground-based radar, Snow, Snowpack, geophysical signal processing, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  12. O. Ponce, P. Prats, R. Scheiber, A. Reigber, I. Hajnsek, and A. Moreira. Polarimetric 3-D imaging with airborne holographic SAR tomography over glaciers. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symp. (IGARSS), pages 5280-5283, July 2015. Keyword(s): airborne radar, glaciology, hydrological techniques, radar polarimetry, synthetic aperture radar, DLR F-SAR sensor, Findel glacier, HoloSAR campaign, L-band, Monte Rosa, Switzerland, airborne holographic SAR tomography mode, arc-pattern, bedrock vertical profile, biosphere, circular pattern, circular synthetic aperture, cryosphere, glacier backscattering, ice sheet vertical profile, polarimetric 3-D imaging reconstruction, polarimetric analysis, single circular flight, snow vertical profile, vertical synthetic aperture, Apertures, Ice, Image resolution, Radar imaging, Synthetic aperture radar, Tomography, Compressive Sensing (CS), Cryosphere, Fast Factorized Back-Projection (FFBP), Holographic SAR Tomography (HoloSAR), Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (PolSAR). [bibtex-entry]


  13. Badreddine Rekioua, Matthieu Davy, and Laurent Ferro-Famil. Snowpack characterization using SAR tomography: experimental results of the AlpSAR campaign. In Radar Conference (EuRAD), 2015 European, pages 33-36, Sept 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Tomography, SAR tomography, Antennas, Ice, Lenses, Refractive index, Snow, Ground-based SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  14. Alex Coccia, Stefano Tebaldini, and Adriano Meta. Preliminary results from most recent SAR airborne campaigns by MetaSensing. In Proc. SPIE, volume 9245, pages 92450L-92450L-7, 2014. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  15. Laurent Ferro-Famil, Stefano Tebaldini, Matthieu Davy, and Frederic Boute. 3D SAR imaging of the snowpack at X- and Ku-Band: results from the AlpSAR campaign. In Proc. of EUSAR 2014 - 10th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, pages 1-4, June 2014. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Snow, Snowpack, X-band, Ku-band. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  16. Laurent Ferro-Famil, Stefano Tebaldini, Matthieu Davy, and Frederic Boute. 3D SAR imaging of the snowpack in presence of propagation velocity changes: Results from the AlpSAR campaign. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 3370-3373, July 2014. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Snow, Snowpack, X-band, Ku-band, geophysical image processing, image resolution, radar imaging, snow, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping, 2D synthetic aperture, 3D SAR imaging, 3D resolution capabilities, AD 2013 02, AlpSAR campaign, ESA campaign, GBSAR data, Ku-Band, X-band, apparent depth variation, backscatter contributions, propagation velocity, propagation velocity change, snow-air interface, snowpack, Communication channels, Equations, Scattering, Sensitivity, Snow, Synthetic aperture radar, Three-dimensional displays. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  17. Stefano Tebaldini and Laurent Ferro-Famil. High resolution three-dimensional imaging of a snowpack from ground-based SAR data acquired at X and Ku Band. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 77-80, July 2013. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Snow, Snowpack, X-band, Ku-band, remote sensing by radar, snow, synthetic aperture radar, 2D synthetic array, 3D imaging, AD 2010 12, Col de Porte, French Alps, GB SAR campaign, Ground Based SAR data, MeteoFrance, ice layer, snowpack, Backscatter, Focusing, Ice, Snow, Synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  18. Charles L. Werner, Andreas Wiesmann, Tazio Strozzi, Martin Schneebeli, and Christian Matzler. The SnowScat ground-based polarimetric scatterometer: Calibration and initial measurements from Davos Switzerland. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 2363-2366, July 2010. Keyword(s): SnowScat, KuScat, calibration, geophysical equipment, radar polarimetry, snow, COld REgions Hydrology High-resolution Observatory Mission, Davos Switzerland, Ku-Band, SNOWSCAT ground-based polarimetric scatterometer, SnowScat, VH polarization, VV polarization, X-Band, calibration, dry snow, dual frequency radar, ground-based coherent polarimetric scatterometer, snow water equivalent retrieval algorithms, Antenna measurements, Antennas, Calibration, Frequency measurement, Instruments, Radar measurements, Snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  19. Andreas Wiesmann, Charles L. Werner, Tazio Strozzi, Christian Matzler, Thomas Nagler, Helmut Rott, Martin Schneebeli, and Urs Wegmuller. SnowScat, X- to Ku-Band Scatterometer Development. In Proc. ESA Living Planet Symposium, June 2010. Keyword(s): SnowScat, KuScat, backscatter, hydrological techniques, radiometry, remote sensing by radar, snow, spaceborne radar, C-band SAR satellite systems, ESA CoRe-H2O mission, Ku-band scatterometer, Swiss Alps, X-band scatterometer, backscatter information, backscattering signal, dry snow cover, dual frequency radar, frequency 18 GHz, frequency 9 GHz, mobile scatterometer, snow coverage, snow liquid water content, snow structure, spaceborne active microwave remote sensing, Backscatter, Frequency, Ground support, Radar measurements, Remote sensing, Satellites, Signal generators, Snow, Spaceborne radar, Water storage, Scatterometer, Snow, backscatter, snow grain. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  20. Andreas Wiesmann, Charles L. Werner, Christian Matzler, Martin Schneebeli, Tazio Strozzi, and Urs Wegmuller. Mobile X- to Ku-band Scatterometer in Support of the CoRe-H2O Mission. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., volume 5, pages 244-247, July 2008. Keyword(s): SnowScat, KuScat, backscatter, hydrological techniques, radiometry, remote sensing by radar, snow, spaceborne radar, C-band SAR satellite systems, ESA CoRe-H2O mission, Ku-band scatterometer, Swiss Alps, X-band scatterometer, backscatter information, backscattering signal, dry snow cover, dual frequency radar, frequency 18 GHz, frequency 9 GHz, mobile scatterometer, snow coverage, snow liquid water content, snow structure, spaceborne active microwave remote sensing, Backscatter, Frequency, Ground support, Radar measurements, Remote sensing, Satellites, Signal generators, Snow, Spaceborne radar, Water storage, Scatterometer, Snow, backscatter, snow grain. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  21. Keith Morrison, Helmut Rott, Thomas Nagler, Helge Rebhan, and Patrick Wursteisen. The SARALPS-2007 measurement campaign on X- and Ku-Band Backscatter of snow. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 1207-1210, July 2007. Keyword(s): snow, radar interferometry, radar polarimetry, snow, synthetic aperture radar, AD 2006 to 2007, Austrian Alps, InSAR mode, Innsbruck, SARALPS-2007 measurement campaign, active microwave sensors, polarimetric backscatter, snow parameters, snow water equivalent, spaceborne scatterometry, Backscatter, Frequency, Hydrologic measurements, Hydrology, Microwave sensors, Radar measurements, Snow, Spaceborne radar, Synthetic aperture radar, System testing, Synthetic aperture radar, ice, snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  22. C. Neumann, G. Weiss, A. Wahlen, and T. Brehm. Ground surveillance with mmW radar for border control and camp protection applications. In Proc. European Microwave Conference, pages 700-703, October 2007. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, W-Band, Airborne SAR, UAV, Fraunhofer, military radar, search radar, terrorism, automatic detection, automatic recognition, border control, camp protection application, ground surveillance, light weight miniature sensors, millimetre wave region, mmW radar, moving hostile objects, peace enforcing missions, peacekeeping missions, portable 35-GHz radar, terrorism, Bandwidth, Costs, Meteorological radar, Protection, Radar applications, Radar clutter, Signal resolution, Snow, Surveillance, Terrorism. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  23. Andreas Wiesmann, Tazio Strozzi, Charles L. Werner, Urs Wegmuller, and Maurizio Santoro. Microwave remote sensing of alpine snow. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 1223-1227, July 2007. Keyword(s): SnowScat, KuScat, microwave measurement, remote sensing by radar, snow, ASSIST, Alpine Safety, Security and Information Services and Technologies, Alpine snow, C-band SAR, CoReH2O mission, SnowScat project, avalanche maps, avalanche warning, flood management, liquid water content, microwave remote sensing, snow coverage, snow structure, Content management, Ecosystems, Information security, Knowledge management, Microwave measurements, Remote sensing, Safety, Satellites, Snow, Space technology, ASSIST, CoReH20, SnowScat, avalanche, snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


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Author: Othmar Frey, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH Zurich .


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