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Multisensor snow data assimilation at the continental scale: The value of Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment terrestrial water storage information

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2010

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Su, Hua, Yang, Zong-Liang, Dickinson, Robert E., Wilson, Clark R., and Niu, Guo-Yue, 2010, Multisensor snow data assimilation at the continental scale: The value of Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment terrestrial water storage information: Journal of Geophysical Research.D.Atmospheres, v. 115, no. D10, p. 1984-2012.

Summary

This investigation establishes a multisensor snow data assimilation system over North America (from January 2002 to June 2007), toward the goal of better estimation of snowpack (in particular, snow water equivalent and snow depth) via incorporating both Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) terrestrial water storage (TWS) and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) snow cover fraction (SCF) information into the Community Land Model. The different properties associated with the SCF and TWS observations are accommodated through a unified approach using the ensemble Kalman filter and smoother. Results show that this multisensor approach can provide significant improvements over a MODIS-only approach, for example, [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JD013035
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0148-0227, 0148-0227

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