Daily Snow Cover - Metop

Abstract:
Snow Cover (SC) is the presence of snow over land. SC plays an important role in the physics of land surface as it is involved in the processes of energy and water exchange with the atmosphere. SC is useful for the scientific community, namely for those dealing with meteorological and climate models. Accurate detection of snow in a pixel is also important for a wide range of areas related to land surface processes, including meteorology, hydrology, climatology and environmental studies. This product is generated by the LSA SAF on behalf of the H SAF.

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    • Daily Snow Cover - Metop
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    • creation: 2017-04-06
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