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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.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    Heritage Missions app for iOS

    Download the Heritage Missions application to discover what the missions were about, how it worked and what the elements of the space and ground segment that make these missions unique.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    Heritage Missions app for Android

    Download the Heritage Missions application to discover what the missions were about, how it worked and what the elements of the space and ground segment that make these missions unique.

  • 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.

  • 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 - Campaigns data

    Data - Campaigns data

    Request campaigns data

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

  • Event - Meeting

    Event - Meeting

    Fluorescence (FLEX) 2019

    The FLEX 2019 meeting consisted of a series of events addressing remote sensing of vegetation fluorescence.

  • Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    MIRAS

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

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Exploring-the-water-cycle-of-the-blue-planet-The-Soil-Moisture-and-Ocean-Salinity-(SMOS)-mission.pdf

    This is an article extracted from the ESA Bulletin Nr. 137.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Star-in-the-sky-The-SMOS-payload-MIRAS.pdf

    This is an article extracted from the ESA Bulletin Nr.137.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Measuring-Ocean-Salinity-with-ESAs-SMOS-Mission.pdf

    This article was published in the ESA Bulletin Nr. 111 and describes the applications of the ESA's second Earth Explorer Opportunity Mission, the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission, scheduled for launch in early 2007.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    SMOS-ESAs-Water-Mission.pdf

    This brochure describes the science behind the SMOS mission and how the satellite works.