Lake Ice Detection from Sentinel-1 SAR with Deep Learning

@article{Tom2020LakeID,
  title={Lake Ice Detection from Sentinel-1 SAR with Deep Learning},
  author={Manu Tom and Roberto Aguilar and Pascal Imhof and Silvan Leinss and Emmanuel Baltsavias and Konrad Schindler},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2002.07040}
}
Lake ice, as part of the Essential Climate Variable (ECV) lakes, is an important indicator to monitor climate change and global warming. The spatio-temporal extent of lake ice cover, along with the timings of key phenological events such as freeze-up and break-up, provide important cues about the local and global climate. We present a lake ice monitoring system based on the automatic analysis of Sentinel-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data with a deep neural network. In previous studies that… Expand
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