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Juha Lemmetyinen

Cryosphere processes and satellite observations
Finnish Meteorological Institute


Dr. Juha Lemmetyinen is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Cryosphere processes and satellite observations, Finnish Meteorological Institute , Finland. His research interests includes Passive microwave remote sensing, SAR applications, microwave remote sensing. He /she is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Juha Lemmetyinen is the member of many international affiliations. He/ She has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He /she has authored of many research articles related to Passive microwave remote sensing, SAR applications, microwave remote sensing.

Research Interest

Passive microwave remote sensing of snow cover and other natural media, SAR applications for snow cover monitoring, Experimental campaigns in field of microwave remote sensing.


  • Chang, W., S. Tan, J. Lemmetyinen, L. Tsang, X. Xu, X., S. Yueh (in press). Dense Media Radiative Transfer Applied to SnowScat and SnowSAR. IEEE J Selected T. App. Earth Obs. Remote Sens., vol.PP, no.99, pp.1,15

  • Lemmetyinen, J., Derksen, C., Toose, P., Proksch, M., Pulliainen, J., Kontu, A., Rautiainen, K., Seppänen, J., and Hallikainen, M. (in press). Simulation of spatially varying snow cover brightness temperature using HUT snow emission model and retrieval of a microwave effective grain size. Remote Sens. Environ.

  • Leppänen, L., A. Kontu, J. Vehviläinen, J. Lemmetyinen, and J. Pulliainen. (in press). Comparison of traditional and optical grain size field measurements with SNOWPACK simulations in a taiga environment. J. Glaciol.

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