GlobSnow, Daily Fractional Snow Cover

Product name: Fractional Snow Cover Extent (FSC) data

Date of last availiable processed image: 19 Sep 2017

Access to data and contact informaton:

For ftp access, please, contact Kari Luojus,
firstname.lastname(at)fmi.fi

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Overview:

The Daily Fractional Snow Cover (DFSC) product provides the fractional snow cover (FSC) in percentage (%) per grid cell for all satellite overpasses of a given day. The product represents the best estimate of today's snow cover. If there are multiple snow observations (on high latitudes), the satellite observations applied are those giving best solar illumination (highest solar elevation). The product is generated for each day based on a 24 hours' time window limited by sunlight. The product is generated and made available for each day in near real time.