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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiment (SMAPEx)
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         Field campaigns with airborne and ground data to contribute to the development of radar-only and combined radar-radiometer soil moisture retrieval algorithms for SMAP.

         Utilizes existing in situ resources and enhancements in the Murrumbidgee catchment (NSW) designed to support the unique products of SMAP.

         Introduction of a new low-cost active and passive L-band airborne facility

         Calibration and scaling of an Australian cal/val site for post-launch validation of SMAP products over Australia

         Led by Jeff Walker (University of Monash) and Rocco Panciera (University of Melbourne)


Official SMAPEx Website

Last Modified: 12/13/2016
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