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The GlobSnow-1 and GlobSnow-2 projects have resulted in several journal articles and a large number of abstracts and presentations in scientific conferences, listed below:

Journal Articles

• Takala, M., Luojus, K., Pulliainen, J., Derksen, C., Lemmetyinen, J., Kärnä, J.-P, Koskinen, J., Bojkov, B., “Estimating northern hemisphere snow water equivalent for climate research through assimilation of spaceborne radiometer data and ground-based measurements”, Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 115, Issue 12, 15 December 2011, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.08.014

• Metsämäki, S., Mattila, O.-P., Pulliainen, J., Niemi, K., Luojus, K., Böttcher, K., "An optical reflectance model-based method for fractional snow cover mapping applicable to continental scale" Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 123, August 2012, Pages 508-521, 10.1016/j.rse.2012.04.010.

• Salminen, M., Pulliainen, J., Metsämäki, S., Böttcher, K. & Heinilä, K. (2013). ”MODIS-derived snow-free ground reflectance statistics of selected Eurasian non-forested land cover types for the application of estimating fractional snow cover”. Remote Sensing of Environment, 138, 51-64.

• Metsämäki, S., Pulliainen, J., Salminen, M., Luojus, K., Wiesmann, A., Solberg, R., Böttcher, K., Hiltunen, M., Ripper, E. ", Introduction to GlobSnow Snow Extent products with considerations for accuracy assessment", Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 156, January 2015, pp. 96-108, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.09.018.

• Pulliainen, J., Salminen, M., Heinilä, K., Cohen, J., Hannula, H.-R. Semi-empirical modeling of the scene refelectance of snow-covered boreal forest: Validation with airborne spectrometer and lidar observations. (Remote Sensing of Environment, in press).

• Lemmetyinen, J., Derksen, C., Toose, P., Proksch, Pulliainen, J., Kontu, A., Rautiainen, K., Seppänen, J., and Hallikainen, M. “Simulation of spatially varying snow cover brightness temperature using HUT snow emission model and retrieval of a microwave effective grain size“, (Remote Sensing of Environment, in press).

• Heinilä, K., Salminen, M., Pulliainen, J., Cohen , J., Metsämäki, S., Pellikka, P., (2014). "The effect of boreal forest canopy to reflectance of snow covered terrain based on airborne imaging spectrometer observations. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 27:31-41.

• Lemmetyinen, J. Kontu, A., Kärnä, J.-P., Vehviläinen, J., Takala, M., Pulliainen, J., (2011). Correcting for the influence of frozen lakes in satellite microwave radiometer observations through application of a microwave emission model. Remote Sensing of Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.09.008.

• Kontu, A., Lemmetyinen, J., Pulliainen, J., Seppänen, J., Hallikainen, M. (2014). Observation and modeling of the microwave brightness temperature of snow-covered frozen lakes and wetlands. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52: 3275-3288.

• Derksen, C, Toose, P., Lemmetyinen, J., Pulliainen, J., Langlois, A., Rutter, N., Fuller, M.C., (2012). Evaluation of passive microwave brightness temperature simulations and snow water equivalent retrievals through a winter season. Remote Sensing of Environment, 117:236-248.

• Derksen, C., Lemmetyinen, J., Toose, P., Silis, A., Pulliainen, J., Sturm, M. (2014). Physical properties of Arctic versus subarctic snow: Implications for high latitude passive microwave snow water equivalent retrievals. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 119: 7254-7270.

• Cohen, J., Pulliainen, J., Menard, C., Johansen, B., Oksanen, L., Luojus, K. and Ikonen, J., "Effect of reindeer grazing on snowmelt, albedo and energy balance based on satellite data analyses", Remote Sensing of Environment (2013), Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol 135, August 2013, pp. 107-117, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.03.029.

Conference presentations:

International conference presentations (regarding GlobSnow-2 project):

• Space for the Arctic ’12 conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2012; invited oral presentation by K. Luojus

• European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria April 2012; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• International symposium on Seasonal snow and Ice by International Glaciological Society, Lahti, Finland, May 2012; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2012, Munich, Germany, July 2012; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• Finnish National Remote Sensing days, Helsinki, Finland, October 2012; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• ESA Sentinel-3 OLCI/SLSTR & MERIS/(A)ATSR Workshop, ESRIN, Rome, Italy, October 2012; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• ESA/EGU/CLIC Earth Observation and Cryosphere Science Conference, ESRIN, Rome, Italy, November 2012; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• WMO Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW) “Snow Watch” meeting, Toronto, Canada, January 2013; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria April 2013; poster presentation by K. Luojus

• WMO Polar Space Task Group meeting, 22-23 May 2013, Paris, France, invited oral presentation (on snow remote sensing and GlobSnow) by K. Luojus

• IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2013, Melbourne, Australia, July 2013; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2013, Melbourne, Australia, July 2013; oral presentation by M. Takala

• ESA Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 September 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• ESA Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 September 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland; oral presentation by S. Metsämäki

• Finnish National remote sensing days, Espoo, Finland, 23 October 2013; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• Finnish National remote sensing days, Espoo, Finland, 23 October 2013; oral presentation by S. Metsämäki

• URSI Commission F Microwave Signatures 2013, Espoo, Finland, 28-31 October 2013; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• ESA LPVE Land product validation and evolution. 28 - 30 January 2014, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati; oral presentation by S. Metsämäki

• ESA LPVE Land product validation and evolution. 28 - 30 January 2014, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• EARSeL LISSIG, 3-6 February 2014, Bern, Switzerland; several oral and poster presentations by the GlobSnow consortium [a dedicated session concerning ESA GlobSnow project]

• IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2014, Quebec, Canada, 13-18 July 2014; poster presentation by S. Metsämäki

• IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2014, Quebec, Canada, 13-18 July 2014; oral presentation by K. Luojus

• 1st International Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison Workshop, ESA SnowPEX, Washington DC, USA, 21-23 July 2014; oral presentation by S. Metsämäki

• 1st International Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison Workshop, ESA SnowPEX, Washington DC, USA, 21-23 July 2014; oral presentation by K. Luojus


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