Articles | Volume 26, issue 8
Research article
19 Apr 2022
Research article |  | 19 Apr 2022

Development and validation of a new MODIS snow-cover-extent product over China

Xiaohua Hao, Guanghui Huang, Zhaojun Zheng, Xingliang Sun, Wenzheng Ji, Hongyu Zhao, Jian Wang, Hongyi Li, and Xiaoyan Wang

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A new MODIS snow-cover-extent product over China (2000-2020) X. Hao

Short summary
We develop and validate a new 20-year MODIS snow-cover-extent product over China, which is dedicated to addressing known problems of the standard snow products. As expected, the new product significantly outperforms the state-of-the-art MODIS C6.1 products; improvements are particularly clear in forests and for the daily cloud-free product. Our product has provided more reliable snow knowledge over China and can be accessible freely