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Large Area Snowmelt Runoff Simulations used on LANDSAT-MSS Data

Baumgartner, M.F. and Seidel, K. and Martinec, J. and Haefner, H. and Itten, K.I
IGARSS '85 Symposium in Amherst, MA
1985

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to show a feasible method for processing satellite images and a runoff simulation by the SRM model based on these data. Two problems had to be dealt with:‹1. the morphological and the climatological complexity of basins in the Swiss Alps,‹2. the requirement of at least 4 snow cover evaluations during the snowmelt period, which necessitates the use of incomplete satellite scenes. The changing areal extent of seasonal snow cover is a very important variable for the Snowmelt-Runoff Model (SRM). The runoff simulation for the snowmelt season 1982 was carried out in the alpine basin Rhine-Felsberg (3249 km2, 571-3614 m a.s.l.).


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@InProceedings{eth_biwi_01187,
  author = {Baumgartner and M.F. and Seidel and K. and Martinec and J. and Haefner and H. and Itten and K.I},
  title = {Large Area Snowmelt Runoff Simulations used on LANDSAT-MSS Data},
  booktitle = {IGARSS '85 Symposium in Amherst, MA},
  year = {1985},
  pages = {30--38},
  publisher = {IEEE Catalog No. 85CH2162-6},
  keywords = {}
}