Here the definition of surface temperature is clarified and the physical concepts that support land surface temperature (LST) retrieval from satellite measurements revised.
Learn about the different methods to obtain LST from satellite infrared measurements.
What are the sources of uncertainty in LST estimation if the cloud mask is solved?
Learn here what are the differences between LST products derived from TIR and microwave data.
Advantages and disadvantages of estimating LST from polar orbiters and geostationary measurements.
Operational satellite products are validated using in-situ measurements and products estimated from sensors onboard other platforms.
List of well known online available LST products derived from several different satellite instruments.
LST can be used as an input for Evapotranspiration models, for detecting geographical features, urban heat islands, heat waves, cold waves, etc. Check here some applications of this product.