ASF DAAC’s Time Series Tool can be used to generate a graph of wetlands inundation and/or snow cover….
View Wetlands MEaSUREs data products’ spatial and temporal coverage….
The Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) DAAC acquired the MEaSUREs (Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments) Wetlands dataset from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2012….
Wetlands ecosystems’ sensitivity to climate fluctuations makes monitoring these areas crucial….
Spaceborne microwave remote sensing offers effective tools for characterizing wetlands, as microwave sensors are particularly sensitive to surface water and to vegetation structure, allowing monitoring of large, inaccessible areas on a temporal basis regardless of atmospheric conditions or solar illumination….