Articles | Volume 380
Proc. IAHS, 380, 67–72, 2018
Proc. IAHS, 380, 67–72, 2018
Post-conference publication
18 Dec 2018
Post-conference publication | 18 Dec 2018

Validating improved-MODIS products from spectral mixture-Landsat snow cover maps in a mountain region in southern Spain

Rafael Pimentel et al.

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Short summary
In Mediterranean regions, the spatiotemporal evolution of the snow cover can experiment quick changes and high frequency sensors are required to adequately monitor such shifts. This work presents a methodological approach to validate the improved MODIS daily snow cover maps, in a Sierra Nevada (southern Spain), from a reference data set obtained by Landsat TM data. The results show a significantly high correlation between the two snow map products at differents spatial scale.