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|Title: ||Using the Space-Borne NASA Scatterometer (NSCAT) to Determine The Frozen and Thawed Seasons of a Boreal Landscape|
|Authors: ||Frolking, S.|
McDonald, K. C.
Kimball, J. S.
Way, J. B.
Running, S. W.
|Issue Date: ||Oct-1998 |
|Abstract: ||We hypothesize that the strong sensitivity of radar backscatter to surface dielectric properties, and hence to the phase (solid or liquid) of any water near the surface, should make space-borne radar observations a powerful tool for large-scale spatial monitoring of the freeze/thaw state of the land surface, and thus ecosystem growing season length.|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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