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Time series analysis of albedo on Humboldt Glacier, Greenland

Following on from the previous post, the second glacier analysed was the Humboldt Glacier (HG) shown in Fig. 1; the largest in Greenland. This was used to provide method validation with Box et al (2012), which encompassed the whole of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS), as well as a more detailed and localised analysis of individual glacier albedo behaviour. 323 more words

Mapping Australia's green and gold

The release of a new continental-scale dataset, known as the Australian Phenology Product, is providing detailed information on the seasonal growth and development of Australia’s vegetation – indispensable for scientists and land managers nation-wide.  1,001 more words

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Downloading MODIS data with WebService::MODIS

For teaching at the University of Frankfurt about “Remote sensing in global ecology” with R together with a collegue we need a lot of different… 936 more words


Spring is Finally Here...Maybe

The above region depicted in the image above should be familiar to most of us in the United States. The blue “veins” are the regional arteries of part of our nation’s transportation network. 504 more words


Hello Strong Baroclinic Zone

So, we have all probably noticed that it has been cold lately.  Well, due to the ample snow cover over much of the U.S. at this time, the baroclinic zone is sharpening over the lower Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys this afternoon with the aid of shortwave energy coming out of a cutoff low located over the Southwest U.S.   212 more words


A global study on the remote sensing of vegetation structure

People using TERN: Jan Pisek.  A senior researcher from Estonia’s Tartu Observatory recently travelled to Australia to utilise TERN’s research facilities and enable the completion of a global study on the remote sensing of vegetation structure. 744 more words

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