Table 4: Correlation coefficients (COR-Pearson’s method) and RMSE for all channels, between AMSR-E values and the SDSU simulated ones, using the proposed emissivity values table (New), the ones after using TELSEM data (TEL), and the original version with a fixed value (Old) for all 3 cases, for nonrainy/cloudy pixels.

10.65 GHz23.8 GHz36.5 GHz89 GHz
HVHVHVHV
CORRMSECORRMSECORRMSECORRMSECORRMSECORRMSECORRMSECORRMSE

Case  1
 New0.9028.3990.8935.3030.8665.6400.8533.5820.7726.6630.7684.0960.4837.6180.5635.931
 TEL0.82515.7920.63915.2130.82310.0740.8294.4290.66412.5700.25414.3220.3739.3090.10512.939
 Old0.85310.5240.87312.6680.8057.1490.8018.7760.6978.0810.7189.3390.4139.4080.50610.595
Case  2
 New0.9347.8360.9354.6930.9145.1390.9043.2380.8226.6360.7984.0890.3907.8480.4066.601
 TEL0.86315.4110.74014.1730.8499.8070.8304.2240.71312.7290.38212.1340.3998.6870.22710.818
 Old0.88310.2990.92712.1360.8396.4670.8527.1600.7337.7520.7248.5330.3278.8150.3299.862
Case  3
 New0.88310.2310.8896.6130.8367.4980.7805.3260.7228.6590.6116.1120.28210.4250.2218.683
 TEL0.80719.2060.64816.2230.76812.6900.7176.2030.56715.9860.30517.2020.22812.6730.10415.431
 Old0.84611.7080.8869.5120.7898.0070.7746.2230.6588.7870.5867.3350.2249.4840.1579.564