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Scientists Release Global Maps Of Soil Moisture
2014-07-08 03:28:01

Scientists working with data from NASA's Aquarius instrument have released worldwide maps of soil moisture, showing how the wetness of the land fluctuates with the seasons and weather phenomena.

Food Security Boosted By ESA’s Soil Moisture And Ocean Salinity Mission
2014-05-22 03:16:39

ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission has gone beyond its original scientific brief of delivering critical information for understanding the water cycle – this versatile satellite is now being used to predict drought and improve crop yield in regions prone to famine.

2014-04-09 16:44:10

Detecting drought before it causes more catastrophe: the news could go down like a cool drink of water for regions feeling the heat.

Antarctic Research Shows SMOS And GOCE Data Similarities
2014-01-09 12:58:44

Researchers who braved the harsh conditions of the Antarctic ice sheet will help bring about a better understanding of what lies beneath the South Pole. To help in that understanding, the teams also looked at data from the GOCE and SMOS satellites.

ESA’s Soil Moisture And Ocean Salinity Satellite Sees Triple Superstorms
2013-10-22 11:58:12

ESA’s versatile water mission tracked Asia’s recent storms over land and sea.

ESA’s SMOS And NASA’s Aquarius Missions Monitoring Ocean Salinity
2013-04-22 14:21:15

The saltiness of the oceans is being closely monitored from space by both ESA’s SMOS and NASA’s Aquarius missions, but in slightly different ways. By joining forces, researchers are exploiting these complementary missions to benefit climate science even further.

SMOS Helping To Sift Through Wetlands
2013-03-22 21:07:30

The European Space Agency's SMOS satellite is showing its worth in observing the wetlands, offering a better understanding of Earth's carbon cycle.

The Global Success Story Continues For SMOS
2013-02-22 14:08:07

ESA’s water mission is shedding new light on the meandering Gulf Stream, just one of the SMOS satellite’s numerous achievements.

ESA Water Mission Tracked Super Storm Sandy
2012-11-09 12:22:02

When millions of people are bracing themselves for the onslaught of extreme weather, as much information as possible is needed to predict the strength of the impending storm. ESA’s SMOS mission again showed its versatility by capturing unique measurements of Hurricane Sandy.

A Better Look At Salinity From SMOS
2012-10-01 08:26:12

Earth observation measurements shouldn’t be taken with a pinch of salt. ESA is comparing readings of sea-surface salinity from drifting floats to confirm the SMOS water mission’s measurements.


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