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  • News - Data Release news

    News - Data Release news

    SMOS L2 Sea Surface Salinity products documentation updates

    SMOS L2 Sea Surface Salinity product validation report is now available.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    Updated SMOS documentation available

    Updated versions of several SMOS data documents are now available.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission - SMOS

    This document outlines the SMOS mission objectives and the derived scientific mission requirements.

  • 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 - Campaigns data

    Data - Campaigns data

    Request campaigns data

    Request data acquired during airborne campaigns, many of which were conducted in support of ESA missions.

  • Campaign

    Campaign

    LOSAC

    The L-band Ocean Salinity Airborne Campaign (LOSAC) objective is to understand the nature of the wind driven signatures in order to evaluate if corrections are necessary prior to salinity estimations based on the radiometer signals.

  • Campaign

    Campaign

    WISE

    The objective of WInd and Salinity Experiment 2001 (WISE 2001) campaign was to get more data points and better wind speed measurements.

  • 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.

  • Tools - Analysis, Processing

    Tools - Analysis, Processing

    SNAP

    SNAP is a common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes. It is ideal for Earth observation processing and analysis.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    MIRAS-anomalies-2013.pdf

    This note briefly describes the anomalies experienced so far by MIRAS in flight, and the impact they may have over data production and possible degradation of the data itself.

  • Document - Product Specifications

    Document - Product Specifications

    SMOS Level 2 data product specifications

    The purpose of this document is to present the structure, syntax, file naming and use of the different L2 SMOS operational Products.

  • Document - Product Specifications

    Document - Product Specifications

    SMOS Level 0 data product specifications

    The purpose of this document is to present the structure, syntax, file naming and use of the different L0 SMOS Products.

  • 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 for SMOS Level-1B products.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system

    Measurements from SMOS mission are being integrated into ECMWF's forecasting system, allowing for accurate description of water content in soil.

  • 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.

  • Tools - Processing, Visualisation

    Tools - Processing, Visualisation

    SMOS Toolbox

    SMOS Toolbox for SNAP (SMOS-Box) supports those using data acquired by ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission.

  • Tools - Analysis, Visualisation

    Tools - Analysis, Visualisation

    SMOS Comparison Tool

    SMOS Comparison Tool (SCoT) software can be used to produce comparison plots, statistics and histograms between two SMOS products of the same type.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    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 - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    ESA's Earth Explorers surpassing expectations

    In this video, learn how each Earth Explorer mission is contributing to Earth science, and changing the way we look at our beloved planet.