ASCAT Root Zone Soil Moisture Profile Index 25 km resolution in NRT - Metop

Abstract:
Analysed liquid soil moisture profile index for four different soil layers (covering the root zone from the surface to ~ 3 metres) generated at ECMWF by the dedicated H SAF soil moisture assimilation system at 24 hour time steps. The analysed soil moisture fields are based on the assimilation of ASCAT-derived surface soil moisture. They are then re-scaled soil wetness index by normalising by the saturated soil moisture value as a function of soil type. SM-DAS-2 is produced daily at 00 UTC with a timeliness of 12-36 hours.

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dateStamp 2020-06-17
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    • ASCAT Root Zone Soil Moisture Profile Index 25 km resolution in NRT - Metop
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    • creation: 2013-04-18
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    • Via Pratica di Mare, 45 c/o Aeroporto M. De Bernardi
      00071Pomezia ROMA
      Italy
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