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  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - Earth Explorers

    SMOS

    The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission is dedicated to making global observations of soil moisture over land and salinity over oceans

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    EO Sign In registration

    Learn how to register an EO Sign In account, which is required to access some data and submit proposals for data.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions

    Envisat

    Envisat was ESA's successor to ERS. Envisat carried ten instruments aboard for a wide range of Earth observing fields. The mission was operational from 2002 to 2012.

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    Data registration and proposals profile

    Access your profile to see your requested data products or registrations and proposals you have submitted. An active EO Sign In account is required.

  • Data - Data Download

    Data - Data Download

    PROBA-V HTTP

    Download data from the PROBA-V mission through the VITO Product Distribution Portal. The data is freely available to registered users.

  • Tools - Visualisation

    Tools - Visualisation

    SMOS Global Mapping Tool

    The SMOS Global Mapping Tool (GMT) is useful for plotting the SMOS data into a single global geographical map.

  • Data - Data Download

    Data - Data Download

    SMOS Online Dissemination Service

    Download data from the SMOS mission through the SMOS Online Dissemination Service. The data is freely available to registered EO Sign In users.

  • Event - Meeting

    Event - Meeting

    Earth Explorers for Climate - The contribution from SMOS

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SMOS mission, a special event has been organised to look at the mission's contributions to science and research over the past decade.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    Monitoring Earth’s skin heat for crops and climate

    A bright red twin-engined aircraft, equipped with ultra-high-resolution thermal imaging technology has been scouring the agricultural heartlands

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    SMOS-L1B-Data-Processing-Model-Document

    The main purpose of this document is to provide a detailed definition of the processes and algorithms contained in the Foreign Sources Correction and Image Reconstruction modules.

  • Tools - Processing

    Tools - Processing

    SMOS NetCDF Conversion Tool

    The SMOS NetCDF Conversion Tool, for batch processing of large amounts of files, is available as a stand-alone command line executable or integrated in the SMOS Toolbox/SNAP.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Mapping salty waters

    The length and precision with which climate scientists can track the salinity, or saltiness, of the oceans is set to improve dramatically.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    New potential for tracking severe storms

    SMOS is helping to accurately forecast and track extreme weather.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    Thales Alenia Space leads the build of photosynthesis mission

    A new contract seals the deal for Thales Alenia Space to lead the consortium that is building ESA's photosynthesis mission: FLEX.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    News - Scientific Highlights

    How much water is used for irrigation?

    Feeding a growing global population is a major concern, but efforts to grow more food will place an added burden on precious supplies of water.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    World Water Week: ESA's role in easing water scarcity

    Water over exploitation and pollution presents many challenges - forum promotes collaborative action to help solve the looming water crisis.

  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - Earth Explorers

    FLEX

    The FLEX mission will provide global maps of vegetation fluorescence, which can be converted into an indicator of photosynthetic activity.

  • Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    MIRAS

    The MIRAS instrument is a passive microwave 2-D interferometric radiometer onboard the SMOS satellite.