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SMOS Soil Freeze and Thaw State

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The SMOS Level 3 Freeze and Thaw (F/T) product provides daily information on the soil state in the Northern Hemisphere based on SMOS observations and associated ancillary data.

Daily products, in NetCDF format, are generated by the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and are available from 2010 onwards.

The processing algorithm makes use of gridded Level 3 brightness temperatures provided by CATDS.

The data is provided in the Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE2-Grid), at 25 km x 25 km resolution.

For an optimal exploitation of this dataset, please refer to the Resources section below to access Product Specifications, read-me-first notes, etc.

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Spatial coverage: 

85 N, 0 S, -180 W, 180 E

Temporal coverage:

2010-07-01 - present

Date of launch:
2009-11-02
Operators:
ESA
Mission status:
Ongoing
Orbit height:
758 km
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous
Swath width:
1000 km

Current Processor Version: 201

Wavelengths: L-Band (19.4 - 76.9 cm)

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Level 3,

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Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions

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SMOS Level 3 Soil F/T Service at the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)
Product Specifications
SMOS Level 3 Soil F/T Products Description Document (PDD)
Product Specifications
Read-me-first note for the release of SMOS Level 3 Soil F/T
Release Note
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