SMOSMANIA

Country France
Stations 21
Organisation CNRM/GAME, METEO-FRANCE, CRNS
Contact Jean-Christophe Calvet
Website http://www.hymex.org
Official References Albergel, C., Rüdiger, C., Pellarin, T., Calvet, J.-C., Fritz, N., Froissard, F., Suquia, D., Petitpa, A., Piguet, B., and Martin, E.: From near-surface to root-zone soil moisture using an exponential filter: an assessment of the method based on insitu observations and model simulations, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 1323–1337, 2008.Calvet, J.-C., Fritz, N., Froissard, F., Suquia, D., Petitpa, A., and Piguet, B.: In situ soil moisture observations for the CAL/VAL of SMOS: the SMOSMANIA network, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS,Barcelona, Spain, 23-28 July 2007, 1196-1199,doi:10.1109/IGARSS.2007.4423019, 2007.
Variables measured soil moisture
soil temperature
Depths of soil moisture measurements 0.05 - 0.05 m
0.10 - 0.10 m
0.20 - 0.20 m
0.30 - 0.30 m
Soil Moisture sensors used ThetaProbe ML2X
ThetaProbe ML3
Data availability from 2007-01-01 to 2016-01-01

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