Microwave Remote Sensing: Land and Ocean Surface Applications, 2nd Edition

Microwave Remote Sensing: Land and Ocean Surface Applications, 2nd Edition
  • Describe the benefits of microwave remote sensing for observing various surface properties when compared to visible and infrared approaches
  • Describe the key application areas and users that benefit from characterization of snow cover, sea ice, sea surface temperature, and soil moisture
  • Understand the basic principles underlying the microwave remote sensing of the various surface properties described in the lesson
  • Describe the limitations common to the retrieval of surface properties covered in the lesson
  • Describe some of the limitations unique to each of the four surface properties covered in the lesson
  • Name some of the polar-orbiting satellite systems available and those planned for future implementation