TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology)
Unit: Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation -
Research Group Climate and Environmental Remote Sensing (CLIMERS)
Contact: Wouter Dorigo and Angelika Xaver
Website: http://climers.geo.tuwien.ac.at
Task: Development, maintenance, and operation ISMN data hosting facility and website
European Space Agency (ESA)
Programmes: QA4EO
Former Programmes: IDEAS+ and Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS); Sensor Performance, Products, Algorithms (SPPA)
Contact: Roberto Sabia, Philippe Goryl, Susanne Mecklenburg
Website: http://www.esa.int
Task: Financial support of design, implementation, and operation
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)
Group: Land Product Validation team for soil moisture
Contact: Michael Cosh, Carsten Montzka
Website: http://lpvs.gsfc.nasa.gov
Task: Coordination with satellite soil moisture validation community and algorithm developers
Global Energy and Water Exchange Project (GEWEX)
Working Group: International Soil Moisture Working Group
Contact: Peter van Oevelen
Website: http://www.gewex.org
Task: International coordination with climate modelling community
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)
Panel: Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate (GCOS-TOPC)
Contact: Wolfgang Wagner
Website: GCOS-TOPC
Task: International coordination with climate observation community
Global Terrestrial Network on Hydrology (GTN-H)
Contact: Stephan Dietrich
Website: www.gtn-h.info
Task: International coordination with hydrological observation networks
Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
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 system
Rutgers University
Unit: Department of Environmental Sciences
Contact: Alan Robock
Website: http://envsci.rutgers.edu
Task: Integration of Global Soil Moisture Databank