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Research Article

An Air-to-Soil Transition Model for Discrete Scattering-Emission Modelling at L-Band

Table 1

Input parameters of the integrated ATS+AIEM+TVG model used in this study.

Parameter nameValueReference

TVG: vegetation partLeaf area index (LAI)MCD15A2H, Figure 1 in the text
Plant moisture content (kg kg-1)0.59Wang et al., 2018 [48]
Leaves: disc radius (cm)1.4Dente et al., 2014 [47]
Leaves: disc thickness (cm)0.02Dente et al., 2014 [47]
Leaves: disc angular distributionRandomDente et al., 2014 [47]

ATS+AIEM: soil partVolumetric soil moisture and soil temperatureIn situ measurements at 2.5, 5, 10, 20, 35, and 60 cmSu et al., 2020 [36]
Soil textureIn situ measurementsZhao et al., 2018 [38]
The standard deviation of surface heights (cm)0.9Dente et al., 2014 [47]
Correlation length (cm)9Dente et al., 2014 [47]
Autocorrelation functionExponentialDente et al., 2014 [47]

Sensor configurationIncidence angle (°)40
Frequency1.4 GHz
PolarizationH and V