Retrieval of land surface parameters using passive microwave measurements at 6-18 GHz

  title={Retrieval of land surface parameters using passive microwave measurements at 6-18 GHz},
  author={Eni G. Njoku and Li Li},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote. Sens.},
  • E. Njoku, Li Li
  • Published 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote. Sens.
An approach is evaluated for retrieval of land surface parameters (soil moisture, vegetation water content, and surface temperature) using satellite microwave radiometer data in the 6-18 GHz frequency range. The approach is applicable to data that will be acquired by the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR), planned for launch on the Japanese Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS)-II and Earth Observing System (EOS) PM-1 platforms in 1999 and 2000, respectively. The retrieval… 

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