SPL2SMAP_003

SMAP L2 Radar/Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture V003

Version 003 eng
  • Abstract
    Active/Passive soil moisture estimates based on brightness temperatures and radar backscatters acquired from the SMAP radar and radiometer instruments during half-orbits when the SMAP spacecraft is travelling from North to South.
  • Purpose
    The SMAP L2_SM_AP Algorithm produces soil moistures based on radar and radiometer data on a 09 km grid that is suitable to meet the SMAP L1 requirements

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • SOILS
    • SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • CLIMATE INDICATORS
    • LAND SURFACE/AGRICULTURE INDICATORS
    • SOIL MOISTURE
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
    • MICROWAVE
    • BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
    • RADAR
    • SIGMA NAUGHT
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
    • SNOW/ICE
    • FREEZE/THAW
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • BIOSPHERE
    • VEGETATION
    • VEGETATION INDEX
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • TOPOGRAPHY
    • SURFACE ROUGHNESS
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • BIOSPHERE
    • VEGETATION
    • PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
    • VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
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  • GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

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    • SMAP L2 Radar/Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture
      R13

      The Calibration and Validation Version 2 Release of the SMAP Level 2 Active-Passive Soil Moisture Science Processing Software.