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Soil Moisture

Data Application of the Month

Satellite-derived data which is relevant for disaster risk reduction and emergency response is available in a large variety of ways and is being offered by many different providers.

Five years of soil moisture, ocean salinity and beyond

SMOS satellite in orbit

ESA’s SMOS satellite has clocked up more than one billion kilometers orbiting Earth to improve our understanding of our planet’s water cycle.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 06/11/2014 - 11:02
latitude: 
50.851
longitude: 
7.11202

Data application of the month: Measuring soil moisture

Soil moisture seasonality

What is soil moisture data used for?

Soil moisture is closely linked to two meteorological hazards: floods and droughts.

MEA: multi-product data exploitation system with global data coverage since 1978

The Multi-sensor Evolution Analysis (MEA) platform supports Earth Observation communities in loading, visualizing and analysing multi-dimensional

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 19/11/2013 - 11:31
latitude: 
1.84092
longitude: 
42.8158

Europe: Satellite measures pre-flood record soil moisture

Soil moisture from SMOS

Massive floods have heavily affected regions in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and other European countries over the past days taking at least five human lives and causing damages of a yet undete

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 07/06/2013 - 15:17
latitude: 
50.0755
longitude: 
14.4378