SMAP and Sentinel-1 data of the Rhine basin

Dataset

Description

SMAP L3, corresponds to high-resolution satellite soil moisture in (m3 m-3) from active and passive sensors. This dataset can be useful to perform data assimilation of soil moisture with Delft-FEWS system for hydrologic forecasting of the Rhine basin. This will improve the accuracy of the discharge predictions because of the improvements on the states of soil moisture.
The Sentinel-1 dataset corresponds to high-resolution soil moisture (%) from a passive sensor. This dataset can be used for data assimilation too, but the improvements are not as good as SMAP
Date made available9 Jul 2020
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Temporal coverage2015 - 2018
Geographical coverageRhine basin

Cite this

Vega Briones, J. (Creator), Weerts, A. (Creator) (9 Jul 2020). SMAP and Sentinel-1 data of the Rhine basin. Wageningen University & Research. 10.4121/uuid:99176da8-4ca5-4617-aacd-c801df4a8214