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VALIDATION OF SMOS L2 AND L3 SOIL MOISTURE PRODUCTS OVER THE DUERO BASIN AT DIFFERENT SPATIAL SCALES

A. González-Zamora, N. Sánchez, A. Gumuzzio, M. Piles, E. Olmedo, J. Martínez-Fernández
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
This work presents the results of a comprehensive spatial and temporal validation of a long-term (January, 2010 to June, 2014) dataset of SMOS-derived soil moisture estimates using two in situ networks  ...  Two types of in situ measurement networks can be found: small-scale (100&ndash;10000 km<sup>2</sup>), which provide multiple ground measurements within a single satellite footprint, and large-scale (>10000  ...  Authors also thank the Itacyl (Agriculture Technological Institute of Castilla y León, Spain), and particularly Javier Antolín who leads the Inforiego data services.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-7-w3-1183-2015 fatcat:f3xst23rlrgn3fdo64rnevnhju

Soil Moisture Remote Sensing across Scales

Nemesio Rodríguez-Fernández, Ahmad Al Bitar, Andreas Colliander, Tianjie Zhao
2019 Remote Sensing  
Soil moisture plays an important role in the water, carbon, and energy cycles.  ...  We summarize the 13 articles collected in this Special Issue on soil moisture remote sensing across scales in terms of the spatial, temporal, and frequency scales studied.  ...  ) for their support and help with the editorial work of this Special Issue.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11020190 fatcat:vz7eji5nxbcllh4p4ewf7eyx3y

Downscaling SMOS-Derived Soil Moisture Using MODIS Visible/Infrared Data

María Piles, Adriano Camps, Mercè Vall-llossera, Ignasi Corbella, Rocco Panciera, Christoph Rudiger, Yann H. Kerr, Jeffrey Walker
2011 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The method has been applied to some of the first SMOS images acquired during the commissioning phase and is validated against in situ soil moisture data from the OZnet soil Manuscript ). A. Camps, M.  ...  In preparation for the SMOS launch, the algorithm was tested using observations of the UPC Airborne RadIomEter at L-band (ARIEL) over the Soil Moisture Measurement Network of the University of Salamanca  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Arnaud Mialon for the assitance provided with the preliminary SMOS soil moisture products.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2011.2120615 fatcat:vr3tewapnfbprdoijeysojx2kq

ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission: Mission Performance and Operations

Susanne Mecklenburg, Matthias Drusch, Yann H. Kerr, Jordi Font, Manuel Martin-Neira, Steven Delwart, Guillermo Buenadicha, Nicolas Reul, Elena Daganzo-Eusebio, Roger Oliva, Raffaele Crapolicchio
2012 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission was launched on the 2 nd of November 2009.  ...  The generation of Level 2 soil moisture and ocean salinity data is an ongoing activity with continuously improved processors.  ...         REPLACE For the validation of the soil moisture data products ESA's activities focus on key validation sites in Germany, Spain, and Finland.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2012.2187666 fatcat:dk6dw5ldbfeypo7oer477gt4vy

Development and assessment of the SMAP enhanced passive soil moisture product

S.K. Chan, R. Bindlish, P. O'Neill, T. Jackson, E. Njoku, S. Dunbar, J. Chaubell, J. Piepmeier, S. Yueh, D. Entekhabi, A. Colliander, F. Chen (+21 others)
2018 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Based on in situ data from core validation sites and sparse networks representing different seasons and biomes all over the world, comparisons between L2_SM_P_E and in situ data were performed for the  ...  moisture and freeze-thaw state every two to three days using a radar and a radiometer operating at L-band frequencies.  ...  SCA-H SCA-V DCA SMOS SCA-H SCA-V DCA SMOS SCA-H SCA-V DCA SMOS SCA-H SCAbetween the 6:00 pm ascending L2_SM_P_E and in situ soil moisture observations over 466 sparse networks between April 2015 and October  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.08.025 pmid:32943797 pmcid:PMC7493025 fatcat:oteov5sqjrfydmxifee2flu6by

Assessment of Multi-Scale SMOS and SMAP Soil Moisture Products across the Iberian Peninsula

Portal, Jagdhuber, Vall-llossera, Camps, Pablos, Entekhabi, Piles
2020 Remote Sensing  
A temporal inter-comparison analysis is carried out using in situ SSM data from the Soil Moisture Measurements Station Network of the University of Salamanca (REMEDHUS) to evaluate the impact of the spatial  ...  In the last decade, technological advances led to the launch of two satellite missions dedicated to measure the Earth's surface soil moisture (SSM): the ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) launched  ...  REMEDHUS Network The Soil Moisture Measurements Station Network of the University of Salamanca (REMEDHUS) is an in situ network located in the central part of the Duero basin (41.1° to 41.5°N; 5.1° to  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12030570 fatcat:dfhrmcc4pvahveklzr4dfcvq6y

The SMOS Mission: New Tool for Monitoring Key Elements ofthe Global Water Cycle

Yann H Kerr, Philippe Waldteufel, Jean-Pierre Wigneron, Steven Delwart, François Cabot, Jacqueline Boutin, Maria-José Escorihuela, Jordi Font, Nicolas Reul, Claire Gruhier, Silvia Enache Juglea, Mark R Drinkwater (+3 others)
2010 Proceedings of the IEEE  
The SMOS mission: new tool for monitoring key elements of the global water cycle.  ...  In addition, in situ In all that follows, the term soil moisture, unless 270 specified, will refer to the moisture in the top 5 cm of soil.  ...  This will be achieved by use of a dense network 1187 of soil moisture probes and atmospheric forcing measure-1188 ments, coupled to a good knowledge of land use and soils 1189 types.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2010.2043032 fatcat:utwns77k4zg4nctw5ckowxi7ya

Upscaling sparse ground-based soil moisture observations for the validation of coarse-resolution satellite soil moisture products

Wade T. Crow, Aaron A. Berg, Michael H. Cosh, Alexander Loew, Binayak P. Mohanty, Rocco Panciera, Patricia de Rosnay, Dongryeol Ryu, Jeffrey P. Walker
2012 Reviews of Geophysics  
2012), Upscaling sparse ground-based soil moisture observations for the validation of coarse-resolution satellite soil moisture products, Rev. Geophys., 50, RG2002,  ...  Therefore, more sophisticated upscaling strategies are required to fully leverage largescale soil moisture network observations for SMOS, SMAP, and Aquarius soil moisture validation activities.  ...  In particular, the availability of soil moisture products from the recent Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) and Aquarius missions and the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission planned for launch  ... 
doi:10.1029/2011rg000372 fatcat:crgbbdblxne3na72yx7ewsphmm

Salinity Profile Estimation in the Pacific Ocean from Satellite Surface Salinity Observations

Senliang Bao, Ren Zhang, Huizan Wang, Hengqian Yan, Yang Yu, Jian Chen
2019 Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology  
In comparison, sea surface temperature (SST) and height (SSH) have minimal effects on the model.  ...  The performance of the satellite-based salinity field results and possible sources of error associated with the estimation methodology are briefly discussed.  ...  SMOS BEC data are produced by the Barcelona Expert Center (BEC) in Spain (http://cp34-bec.cmima.csic.es).  ... 
doi:10.1175/jtech-d-17-0226.1 fatcat:crl3vfjd55as7ghnavy3szy7ry

2000 days of SMOS at the Barcelona Expert Centre: a tribute to the work of Jordi Font

Antonio Turiel, Maria Piles, Verónica González-Gambau, Joaquim Ballabrera-Poy, Carolina Gabarró, Justino Martinez, Estrella Olmedo, Marcos Portabella, Fernando Pérez, Jordi Solé
2016 Scientia Marina  
Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) is the first satellite mission capable of measuring sea surface salinity and soil moisture from space.  ...  In the wake of SMOS, a new community of users has grown, requesting new products and applications, and extending the interest in this novel brand of satellite services.  ...  The validation part of this work was done with the support of the FP7-SPACE E-AIMS project (grant agreement 312642).  ... 
doi:10.3989/scimar.04291.15a fatcat:xdv3wnde5bc5zluqea7cdice4u

The global SMOS Level 3 daily soil moisture and brightness temperature maps

Ahmad Al Bitar, Arnaud Mialon, Yann H. Kerr, François Cabot, Philippe Richaume, Elsa Jacquette, Arnaud Quesney, Ali Mahmoodi, Stéphane Tarot, Marie Parrens, Amen Al-Yaari, Thierry Pellarin (+2 others)
2017 Earth System Science Data  
The comparison is done on a global scale between the two datasets and on the local scale with respect to in situ data from AMMA-CATCH and USDA ARS Watershed networks.  ...  </strong> The objective of this paper is to present the multi-orbit (MO) surface soil moisture (SM) and angle-binned brightness temperature (TB) products for the SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity)  ...  The SMOS L3SM products were obtained  ... 
doi:10.5194/essd-9-293-2017 fatcat:rj3dc5sfyjfiznzopklkzgvkdy

The Global SMOS Level 3 daily soil moisture and brightness temperature maps

Ahmad Al Bitar, Arnaud Mialon, Yann Kerr, François Cabot, Philippe Richaume, Elsa Jacquette, Arnaud Quesney, Ali Mahmoodi, Stephane Tarot, Marie Parrens, Amen Al-yaari, Thierry Pellarin (+2 others)
2017 Earth System Dynamics Discussions  
The comparison is done at global scale between the two datasets and at local scale with respect to in situ data from AMMA-CATCH and USDA-ARS WATERSHEDS networks.  ...  The objective of this paper is to present the multi-orbit (MO) surface Soil Moisture (SM) and angle binned Brightness Temperature (TB) products for the SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity) mission based  ...  The SMOS L3SM products were obtained  ... 
doi:10.5194/essd-2017-1 fatcat:uikitsttxffkbhrtrhmmsmt47i

Potential soil moisture product from the Chinese HY-2 scanning microwave radiometer and its initial assessment

Tianjie Zhao, Jiancheng Shi, Mingsen Lin, Xiaojun Yin, Yong Liu, Huimin Lan, Chuan Xiong
2014 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
Initial assessments were performed using soil moisture measurements by in situ underground sensors over two selected networks: REMEDHUS in Spain and CTP-SMTMN network over the Tibetan Plateau.  ...  The retrieved soil moisture results agree with the global climate pattern of wet and dry regions.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was jointly supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.8.083560 fatcat:5tqsoewpajbrben4itg3rpy5d4

The determination of surface salinity with the European SMOS space mission

J. Font, G.S.E. Lagerloef, D.M. Le Vine, A. Camps, O.-Z. Zanife
2004 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The European Space Agency Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission aims at obtaining global maps of soil moisture and sea surface salinity from space for large-scale and climatic studies.  ...  These two parameters will be used together to retrieve the geophysical parameters.  ...  Le Vine, Fellow, IEEE, Adriano Camps, Senior Member, IEEE, and Ouan-Zan Zanifé Abstract-The European Space Agency Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission aims at obtaining global maps of soil moisture  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2004.834649 fatcat:iwuzdnts6ve2neycceb6m6y4ge

The International Soil Moisture Network: serving Earth system science for over a decade

Wouter Dorigo, Irene Himmelbauer, Daniel Aberer, Lukas Schremmer, Ivana Petrakovic, Luca Zappa, Wolfgang Preimesberger, Angelika Xaver, Frank Annor, Jonas Ardö, Dennis Baldocchi, Marco Bitelli (+56 others)
2021 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
in situ soil moisture measurements (Dorigo et al., 2011b, a).  ...  The ISMN brings together in situ soil moisture measurements collected and freely shared by a multitude of organisations, harmonises them in terms of units and sampling rates, applies advanced quality control  ...  For example, de and Rodriguez-Fernandez et al. (2019) used in situ soil moisture observations from several ISMN networks to validate the impact of assimilating SMOS brightness temperatures and soil  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-25-5749-2021 fatcat:qfcqrtutmzabbanpa46ulbd23y
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