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BOREAS HYD-04 STANDARD SNOW COURSE DATAEntry ID: BOREAS_H04STSND
Abstract: The BOREAS HYD-04 work was focused on collecting data during the winter field campaign (FFC-W) to improve the understanding of winter processes within the boreal forest. Snow surveys were conducted at special snow courses throughout the 1993/94, 1994/95, 1995/96, and 1996/97 winter seasons. These snow courses were located in different boreal forest land cover types (i.e., old aspen, old black ... spruce, young jack pine, forest clearing, etc.) to document snow cover variations throughout the season as a function of different land cover. Measurements of snow depth, density, and water equivalent were acquired on or near the first and fifteenth of each month during the snow cover season. The development and validation of remote sensing algorithms will provide the means to extend the knowledge of these processes and states from the local to the regional scale. A specific thrust of the research is the development and validation of snow cover algorithms from airborne passive microwave measurements.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: GOODISON, B.E.
Dataset Title: BOREAS HYD-04 STANDARD SNOW COURSE DATA
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/268Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=268&term2attribut...
Start Date: 1993-11-15Stop Date: 1996-05-17
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (416) 739-4345
Fax: (416) 739-5700
Email: goodisonb at aestor.am.doe.ca
Atmospheric Environment Service, Environment Canada 4905 Dufferin Street
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: M3H 5T4
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
ORNL DAAC User Services Office Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-23