UMBRIA

Country Italy
Stations 13
Organisation Civil Protection Functional Centre Research Institute for Geo-Hydological Protection Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerca (CNR), Perugia
Contact Nicola Berni
Luca Brocca
Website http://www.cfumbria.it/
http://hydrology.irpi.cnr.it/
Official References Brocca, L., Hasenauer, S., Lacava, T., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Wagner, W., Dorigo, W., Matgen, P., Martínez-Fernández, J., Llorens, P., Latron, J., Martin, C., Bittelli, M. (2011). Soil moisture estimation through ASCAT and AMSR-E sensors: an intercomparison and validation study across Europe. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 3390-3408, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.08.003. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2008). On the estimation of antecedent wetness condition in rainfall-runoff modelling. Hydrological Processes, 22 (5), 629-642., Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Morbidelli, R. (2009). Antecedent wetness conditions based on ERS scatterometer data. Journal of Hydrology, 364 (1-2), 73-87.
Variables measured soil moisture
precipitation
air temperature
Depths of soil moisture measurements 0.05 - 0.15 m
0.15 - 0.25 m
0.25 - 0.35 m
0.35 - 0.45 m
0.45 - 0.55 m
Soil Moisture sensors used EnviroSCAN
EnviroSMART
ThetaProbe ML2X
Data availability from 2002-10-09 to 2014-08-01

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