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Snow detection (mask)


Measurement Definition*: Binary product (snow or snow-free) derived from VIS/IR imagery - Accuracy expressed as Hit Rate [ HR ] and False Alarm Rate [ FAR ].
InstrumentStatus/
Accuracy
Instrument DescriptionMeasurement TechnologyTimeline
SAR-L
L-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Operational
Land, ocean, emergencies, soil moisture, interferometry, others.n/a
* Description adapted from WMO.
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