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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 5049-5062, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-5049-2016
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Research article
21 Dec 2016
Using crowdsourced web content for informing water systems operations in snow-dominated catchments Matteo Giuliani et al.
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The unprecedented availability of user-generated data on the Web is opening new opportunities for enhancing real-time monitoring and modeling of environmental systems based on data that are public, low-cost, and spatiotemporally dense. In this paper, we contribute a novel crowdsourcing procedure for extracting snow-related information from public web images. The value of the obtained virtual snow indexes is assessed for a real-world water management problem.
The unprecedented availability of user-generated data on the Web is opening new opportunities...
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