Dataset List


Data Details

Time Series of Snow Cover Data of Northeast of China (2003-2013)

CHEN Shengbo1YANG Qian1,2XIE Hongjie2ZHOU Chao1LU Peng1
1 College of Geo-exploration Science and Technology,Jilin University,Changchun 130026,China2 Laboratory for Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics,University of Texas at San Antonio,78249,Texas,USA


Published:Jun. 2014

Visitors:23957       Data Files Downloaded:1908      
Data Downloaded:209912.79 MB      Citations:

Key Words:

snow cover,Snow cover day (SCD),Snow cover onset days (SCOD),Acta Geographica Sinica


Northeast of China is one of three major steady snow cover areas in China. Monitoring spatial-temporal changes of snow cover is very important in water resources management and snow disaster evaluation and prediction. Daily Terra and Aqua MODIS snow cover products are used to produce two basic dataset including Terra/Aqua daily combination (MODISDC) and flexible multiday combination (MODISMC), and the thematic snow cover data including snow cover day (SCD), snow cover onset date (SCOD), and snow cover melting date (SCMD) in the last decade from 2004 to 2013. Compared with in situ observations, the daily and flexible multiday combinations achieve overall accuracy of 47.51% and 76.52 % respectively, more than 34.45% of MODIS Terra and 30.57% of MODIS Aqua under all‐sky conditions.Browse

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Education of China (2007): NCET-07-0353

Data Citation:

CHEN Shengbo, YANG Qian, XIE Hongjie, ZHOU Chao, LU Peng. Time Series of Snow Cover Data of Northeast of China (2003-2013)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2014.

CHEN Shengbo, YANG Qian, XIE Hongjie, ZHOU Chao, LU Peng.Time series of snow cover data of Northeast China (2004-2013). Acta Geographica Sinica, 2014, 69(Suppl.): 178-184.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 MODISDC_DB.rar 703558.30KB
2 MODISMC_DB.rar 96641.03KB
3 SCD_DB.rar 29509.52KB
4 SCMD_DB.rar 10676.30KB
5 SCOD_DB.rar 12707.39KB