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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.

  • 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 - Other

    Data - Other

    Data Service Request

    Submit a general or multi-mission data service request for products offered beyond the standard services. Access will be granted upon ESA approval of the request. An EO Sign In account is required.

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    Project Proposal submission

    Submit a general or multi-mission proposal for project data. Proposals will be reviewed and a product/programming quota will be assigned by ESA. An EO Sign In account is required.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 - 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.

  • Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    MIRAS

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

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    SMOS-Mission-Objectives-and-Scientific-Requirements.pdf

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

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    SMOS-over-land-New-applications-for-ESAs-water-mission.pdf

    This is an article extracted from the ESA Bulletin Nr. 152.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Getting-down-to-business-SMOS-operations-and-products.pdf

    SMOS will be the first satellite mission to provide global measurements of two key variables in the water cycle, soil moisture and ocean salinity. But how do we get from the first observations to meaningful data on the various characteristics of Earth's surface?