Effects of within-pixel heterogeneity in soil water and clay content, and vegetation optical depth

14/03/01

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Effects of within-pixel heterogeneity in soil water and clay content, and vegetation optical depth 

Simple emission model 

Apparent emissivity/qsurface relationships 

Verification of retrieval algorithm (bare soil, point scale) 

Verification of retrieval algorithm (crop covered soil, point scale) 

Frequency distributions ?Bare soil field  

q v %clay ?day after rain 

Modelled time courses of qsurface and TB for clay% quartiles 

  

Frequency distributions ?Rangeland field  

Comparison of pixel-average qsurf with retrievals from forward-modelled pixel-average TB over rangeland 

Modelled errors from pixels with mixtures of vegetated/bare soil surfaces 

Comparison of rangeland and bare soil sites 

Modelled time courses of retrieved soil moisture from mixed pixels, and associated errors 

Frequency distributions of SLFMR data over 2x2 km at El Reno at three resolutions 

Range of TB observed by SLFMR over ER15 at three resolutions 

Comparison of observed qsurf with retrievals from SLFMR data at 3 resolutions over ER15

Author:L. Simmonds