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
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
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
ThetaProbe ML2X
Data availability from 2002-10-09 to 2017-12-31

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