How to obtain SMOS data
SMOS Science Data
SMOS NRT and operational Science Data products are freely available to ESA registered users via a dedicated SMOS Online Dissemination Service. To be enabled to download the available products, please Apply for SMOS Science Data as described below.
Those users not having an ESA EO-SSO account should follow the instructions for creating one beforehand.
A detailed description of the Science data products, including read-me-first notes, Algorithm Theoretical Baseline Documents, Product Specification Documents and Data Quality Reports, etc., can be found here.
Apply for SMOS Science Data
You can search for and browse all products openly, but you must be registered in order to download files from the ESA SMOS Online Dissemination Service. In order to register using your own EO-SSO account, please proceed as follows:
Products can be accessed and downloaded either via HTTP or FTP/FTPES, following the guidelines described here.
Download of files will be enabled within 2 days of registration. You will be notified by EOHelp.
Note to NRT Data users:
SMOS Level 3 and Level 4 Data Products
For higher-level Sea Surface Salinity and Soil Moisture data products please refer to the national French and Spanish processing entities: Centre Aval de Traitement des Données SMOS (CATDS) and SMOS CP34.
For level 3 Sea Ice thickness data products please refer to the Integrated Climate Data Center (ICDC).
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