Global Energy and Water Exchange Project
Working Group: International Soil Moisture Working Group
Contact: Peter van Oevelen
Website: http://www.gewex.org
Task: International coordination

Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
Group: Land Product Validation team for soil moisture
Contact: Tom Jackson and Wolfgang Wagner
Website: http://lpvs.gsfc.nasa.gov
Task: Coordination of global validation activities and development of best practice guidelines for soil moisture validation

European Space Agency
Project: Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS)
Contact: Klaus Scipal and Susanne Mecklenburg
Website: http://www.esa.int
Task: Sponsor of the design and implementation and the first operations phase of the ISMN, in the first place to support Cal/Val of remotely sensed soil moisture products, in particular SMOS

TU Wien
Unit: Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation - Research Group Remote Sensing
Contact: Wouter Dorigo and Wolfgang Wagner
Website: http://rs.geo.tuwien.ac.at
Task: Development and maintenance of data hosting facility and website

Group on Earth Observations
Theme: Integrated Global Water Cycle Observations (IGWCO), Task WA-08-01a (Soil moisture) 
Website: http://www.earthobservations.org
Task: Integration of data hosting facility in global water cycle observing systems

Rutgers University
Unit: Department of Environmental Sciences
Contact: Alan Robock
Website: http://envsci.rutgers.edu
Task: Integration of Global Soil Moisture Databank