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Preliminary assessment of an integrated SMOS and MODIS application for global agricultural drought monitoring

N. Sanchez, A. Gonzalez-Zamora, J. Martinez-Fernandez, M. Piles, M. Pablos, Brian Wardlow, Tsegaye Tadesse, Mark Svoboda
2017 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)  
The index integrates surface soil moisture from the SMOS mission with land surface temperature (LST) and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) from MODIS and allows for global drought monitoring  ...  An application of the Soil Moisture Agricultural Drought Index (SMADI) at the global scale is presented.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Project ESP2015-67549-C3-3-R), the Castilla y León Region Government (Project SA007U16) and the European  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2017.8127374 dblp:conf/igarss/SanchezGMPPWTS17 fatcat:jdbyxxpjo5g27g3hwltyc5g4cu

Temporal and Spatial Comparison of Agricultural Drought Indices from Moderate Resolution Satellite Soil Moisture Data over Northwest Spain

Miriam Pablos, José Martínez-Fernández, Nilda Sánchez, Ángel González-Zamora
2017 Remote Sensing  
The results showed that the SWDI and SMADI were the appropriate indices for developing an efficient drought monitoring system, with higher significant correlation coefficients (R ≈ 0.5-0.8) when comparing  ...  In addition, the spatial distribution and intensities of the indices were assessed under dry and wet SM conditions at the beginning of the growing season.  ...  The SMOS BEC L4 SM v.3 product was provided by the Barcelona Expert Centre (BEC, http://cp34-bec.cmima.csic.es). The MODIS LSR and LST v.6 products were downloaded from the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9111168 fatcat:6djo76zfybd5tjcmed4qxkuog4

HYDROLOGIC AND CRYOSPHERIC PROCESSES OBSERVED FROM SPACE

M. Menenti, X. Li, J. Wang, H. Vereecken, J. Li, M. Mancini, Q. Liu, L. Jia, J. Li, C. Kuenzer, S. Huang, H. Yesou (+10 others)
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
ET Monitor with optical and microwave (SMOS, FY – 3) data; Hydrological data products used both for forcing and evaluation of Qinghai – Tibet Plateau hydrological model; Wetlands vulnerability assessed  ...  At the 1st Dragon 3 Progress Symposium in 2013 a significant potential for a better and deeper integration appeared very clearly and we worked out an overview of the ten projects identifying specific issues  ...  ET Monitor with optical and microwave (SMOS, FY -3) data; Hydrological data products used both for forcing and evaluation of Qinghai -Tibet Plateau hydrological model; Wetlands vulnerability assessed through  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-7-w3-1101-2015 fatcat:cazpqqpivjcmjhgzth4tx44rki

Hydrologic and Agricultural Earth Observations and Modeling for the Water-Food Nexus

Amy McNally, Sean McCartney, Alex C. Ruane, Iliana E. Mladenova, Alyssa K. Whitcraft, Inbal Becker-Reshef, John D. Bolten, Christa D. Peters-Lidard, Cynthia Rosenzweig, Stephanie Schollaert Uz
2019 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
We present case studies of how Earth observations are being used in applications at the nexus of water and food security: crop monitoring in support of G20 global market assessments, water stress early  ...  warning for USAID, soil moisture monitoring for USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service, and identifying food security vulnerabilities for climate change assessments for the UN and the UK international development  ...  GEOGLAM's use of NASA's MODIS NDVI anomaly via the Global Agricultural Monitoring (GLAM) system enabled one of the earliest detections of this major food production issue (Becker-Reshef et al., 2010)  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00023 fatcat:a6jtcyhmxjf5jhovaqugttrzna

Agricultural Drought Monitoring via the Assimilation of SMAP Soil Moisture Retrievals Into a Global Soil Water Balance Model

Iliana E. Mladenova, John D. Bolten, Wade Crow, Nazmus Sazib, Curt Reynolds
2020 Frontiers in Big Data  
From an agricultural perspective, drought refers to an unusual deficiency of plant available water in the root-zone of the soil profile.  ...  This paper focuses on evaluating the benefit of assimilating soil moisture retrievals from the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission into the USDA-FAS Palmer model for agricultural drought monitoring  ...  for agricultural drought monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdata.2020.00010 pmid:33693385 pmcid:PMC7931972 fatcat:q4uc3wldfbb4nkpnapblumaove

Linkages between Rainfed Cereal Production and Agricultural Drought through Remote Sensing Indices and a Land Data Assimilation System: A Case Study in Morocco

El houssaine Bouras, Lionel Jarlan, Salah Er-Raki, Clément Albergel, Bastien Richard, Riad Balaghi, Saïd Khabba
2020 Remote Sensing  
In addition, the contributions of VCI and TCI to VHI were optimized by using yield anomalies as proxies for drought.  ...  The time scale of integration is also discussed.  ...  global scale, were quickly considered to monitor the severity and intensity of drought conditions [34] [35] [36] [37] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12244018 fatcat:n3ftbwix2faedpfvqsesoxh4oi

Tool for Drought Monitoring in the Danube Region – Methods and Preliminary Developments

Andreea Bucur, Gregor Gregorič, Aleš Grlj, Žiga Kokalj, Andreja Sušnik
2018 Journal of Environmental Geography  
Satellite remote sensing products meet the requirements for operational monitoring because they are able to offer continuous and consistent measurements of variables, which can be used to assess the severity  ...  The importance of DUS and of the developed methods for faster detection of drought onset as useful foundation for establishing a better pro-active drought management in order to mitigate the negative effects  ...  We thank project partners, associated project partners and involved stakeholders for their support. Acknowledgements to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.2478/jengeo-2018-0014 fatcat:zk7ycusxhzagrpcgpfmjfm55nm

Spatial Distribution of Soil Moisture in Mongolia Using SMAP and MODIS Satellite Data: A Time Series Model (2010–2025)

Enkhjargal Natsagdorj, Tsolmon Renchin, Philippe De Maeyer, Bayanjargal Darkhijav
2021 Remote Sensing  
The soil moisture estimation approach and model in our study can serve as a valuable tool for confident and convenient observations of agricultural drought for decision-makers and farmers in Mongolia.  ...  Soil moisture is one of the essential variables of the water cycle, and plays a vital role in agriculture, water management, and land (drought) and vegetation cover change as well as climate change studies  ...  We are grateful to the Information and Research Institute and Research Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment (IRIMHE) and National Statistical Office (NSO) of Mongolia for providing us soil  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13030347 fatcat:4mxfwlbuanb6jarsreavlca73u

Review of the CALIMAS Team Contributions to European Space Agency's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission Calibration and Validation

Adriano Camps, Jordi Font, Ignasi Corbella, Mercedes Vall-Llossera, Marcos Portabella, Joaquim Ballabrera-Poy, Verónica González, María Piles, Albert Aguasca, René Acevo, Xavier Bosch, Nuria Duffo (+23 others)
2012 Remote Sensing  
resolution of soil moisture products using data fusion, as well as the feasibility of GNSS-R techniques for sea state determination and soil moisture monitoring.  ...  the framework of the European Space Agency (ESA) CALIMAS project in preparation for the SMOS mission and during its first year of operation.  ...  of Science and Innovation, and a EURYI 2004 award from the European Science  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs4051272 fatcat:fez5it5ppja2nbihfg6cn37gti

A Design for a Data and Information Service to Address the Knowledge Needs of the Water-Energy-Food (W-E-F) Nexus and Strategies to Facilitate Its Implementation

Richard G. Lawford
2019 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
The focus of this paper is to explore the potential application of an integrated data and information system to enhance water, energy, and food sustainability.  ...  An integrated Water-Energy-Food (W-E-F) Nexus planning and management approach promises improved resource efficiencies, new business opportunities, more coherent resource and environmental policies, and  ...  Claudia Pahl-Wostl, the project's co-Principal Investigator, who organized the governance discussions for each workshop, and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00056 fatcat:lardjwpfvrfxfewjwshmir6l6u

Assimilation of SMOS Retrievals in the Land Information System

Clay B. Blankenship, Jonathan L. Case, Bradley T. Zavodsky, William L. Crosson
2016 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
An experiment was run for the warm season of 2011 to test SMOS data assimilation and to compare assimilation methods.  ...  The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite provides retrievals of soil moisture in the upper 5 cm with a 30-50 km resolution and a mission accuracy requirement of 0.04 cm3 cm-3.  ...  These soil moisture fields may be used directly in applications such as agriculture, drought monitoring, and flood prediction.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2016.2579604 pmid:29367795 pmcid:PMC5777670 fatcat:4buppje7sbbgdmuc5aknxclfiu

Downscaling GLDAS Soil Moisture Data in East Asia through Fusion of Multi-Sensors by Optimizing Modified Regression Trees

Seonyoung Park, Sumin Park, Jungho Im, Jinyoung Rhee, Jinho Shin, Jun Park
2017 Water  
Soil moisture data from satellite and numerical models is typically provided at a global scale with coarse spatial resolution, which is not enough for local and regional applications.  ...  Soil moisture is a key part of Earth's climate systems, including agricultural and hydrological cycles.  ...  Other Input Parameters MODIS is an instrument onboard Terra and Aqua satellites, which has been widely used for various environmental monitoring applications on both regional and global scales.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w9050332 fatcat:h3xaazltorhqdcn2l54y6jpuqm

A bare ground evaporation revision in the ECMWF land-surface scheme: evaluation of its impact using ground soil moisture and satellite microwave data

C. Albergel, G. Balsamo, P. de Rosnay, J. Muñoz-Sabater, S. Boussetta
2012 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Realistic and dynamically consistent fields of brightness temperature as a function of the land surface conditions are required for the assimilation of the SMOS data.  ...  Use was made of the operational IFS and offline experiments for the evaluation.  ...  Authors thank the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Support to Operational Hydrology and Water Management "(HSAF)" for their funding support. R.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-9-6715-2012 fatcat:qkyefzkhn5hlpdt3nddvnza5ny

A bare ground evaporation revision in the ECMWF land-surface scheme: evaluation of its impact using ground soil moisture and satellite microwave data

C. Albergel, G. Balsamo, P. de Rosnay, J. Muñoz-Sabater, S. Boussetta
2012 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
Realistic and dynamically consistent fields of brightness temperature as a function of the land surface conditions are required for the assimilation of the SMOS data.  ...  Use was made of the operational IFS and offline experiments for the evaluation.  ...  Authors thank the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Support to Operational Hydrology and Water Management "(HSAF)" for their funding support. R.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-16-3607-2012 fatcat:2fmtibzsxbhzhnankhsi6ruwpq

Linking Remote Sensing and Geodiversity and Their Traits Relevant to Biodiversity—Part I: Soil Characteristics

Angela Lausch, Jussi Baade, Lutz Bannehr, Erik Borg, Jan Bumberger, Sabine Chabrilliat, Peter Dietrich, Heike Gerighausen, Cornelia Glässer, Jorg M. Hacker, Dagmar Haase, Thomas Jagdhuber (+30 others)
2019 Remote Sensing  
monitoring of continuous geodiversity on the local to global scale.  ...  This paper gives an overview of the state-of-the-art approaches for monitoring soil characteristics and soil moisture with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and air- and spaceborne remote sensing techniques  ...  Trends in Air-and Spaceborne RS for Assessing Soil Characteristics This section provides an overview of the state-of-the-art for assessing and monitoring geodiversity and traits using airborne (UAV, airplanes  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11202356 fatcat:eds6dxqbxractag5ktor7ssa7a
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