Inner Mongolia initiates remote sensing monitoring for snow

15-11-2014 Source:China Meteorological News Press

Recently, the meteorological bureau of Inner Mongolia initiated remote sensing monitoring service for snow condition to make and issue service and special weather products.


They utilized the data of FY-3A/VIRR meteorological satellite and surface actual observation information to develop monitoring and analysis for snow coverage and snow depth distribution.


The monitoring results showed the areas of snow covered eastern Inner Mongolia were about 157700 square kilometers and depth was 1-20 cm.(Nov.15)


Editor Hao Jing

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