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Mapping Winter Liquid Water Availability (R2) for Lakes on the North Slope Coastal Plain of Alaska Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
Reports: Timeseries, modeling, PALSAR
Provide a time series investigation of North Slope lakes within a small pilot study area to illustrate the observed changes in ERS-2 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) response and lake condition over time. An investigation of PALSAR radar dynamics for two example lakes is also provided. A review of the mechanisms of radar backscatter and modeling is also...
2016-09-12 13:44:29 -0800
NSSI Lakes Data: Mapping Winter Liquid Water Availability in Lakes on the North Slope Coastal Plain of Alaska Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
UAF Geographic Information Network of Alaska (UAF GINA)
Shapefiles and Report
The North Slope coastal plain represents a unique landscape that is characterized by permafrost and an immense number of freshwater lakes of varying sizes and depths. These lakes provide habitat for fish and wildlife species, support subsistence resources for use by local populations, and serve as freshwater supply for industrial development. The ability of resource...
2017-01-10 10:51:02 -0900