Session 9 Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Variables II

Thursday, 27 January 2011: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
611 (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Hydrology
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Nasa/gsfc, Greenbelt, MD and Chandra R. Kondragunta, NOAA, Office Systems Development/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

8:30 AM
Evaluation of passive microwave land surface emissivities for improved precipitation retrievals over land for GPM-era algorithms—part I: comparison of inversion methodsp
Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and C. D. Peters-Lidard, G. Skofronick-Jackson, N. Y. Wang, K. Gopalan, and C. Hernandez
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
The Establishment of the International Soil Moisture Network
P.J. Van Oevelen, International GEWEX Project Office, Silver Spring, MD; and W. Dorigo, W. Wagner, T. J. Jackson, and M. Drusch
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Using the vegetation signal to determine the root zone soil moisture from radar remote sensing
Susan C. Steele-Dunne, University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and J. Friesen and N. van de Giesen

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