Observation items included: (1) snow surface emissivity by the portable emissivity determinator near the Binggou cold region hydrometerological station; (2) snow density, snow complex permittivity, snow volumetric moisture and snow gravimetric moisture by the snowfork in BG-A from 11:20-13:53 (BJT) on Mar. 2, 2008; (3) snow parameters in BG-A, BG-B, BG-C, BG-D, BG-E and BG-F, and variables including the snow layer temperature by the probe thermometer, the snow grain size by the handheld microscope, snow density by the aluminum case and the snow surface temperature and the snow-soil interface temperature by the handheld infrared thermometer simultaneous with the satellite; (4) the land surface infrared temperature in BG-D, BG-E, BG-B and BG-F during the airborne mission; (5) fresh snow albedo by the total radiometer east to A2; (6) snow spectrum by the portable ASD from Xinjiang Meteorological Administration and Nanjing University, GPS recordings enclosed.
Two files including raw data and preprocessed data were archived.
Data Citation Wang Jian, Ma Mingguo, Bai Yanfen, Bai Yunjie, Cao Yongpan, Chang Cun, Dou Yan, Fang Li, Ge Chunmei, Gu Juan, Han Xujun, Hao Xiaohua, Huang Chunlin, Jiang Tenglong, Liang Ji, Li Hua, Liu Yan, Ma Zhongguo, Ma Hongwei, Sun Jicheng, Shu Lele, Wang Xufeng, Wu Lizong, Xu Zhen, Xiao Pengfeng, Zhu Shijie, Zhang Pu. WATER: Dataset of ground truth measurements for snow synchronizing with EO-1 Hyperion in the Binggou watershed foci experimental area on Mar. 22, 2008. Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Institute of Desert Meteorology, CMA, Urumqi; Lanzhou University. 2008. doi:10.3972/water973.0089.db
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