SMOS and Harvey

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As most of you are well aware the Hurricane Harvey Texas very recently showing that maybe climate change is not a joke.

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<– Harvey (Image: NASA)

Harvey’s  forecasted trajectory (National Hurricane Center, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration) ^

SMOS monitored wind speed while Harvey was travelling in the Gulf of Mexico and then we have been able to monitor the flooding using SMOS NRT SM data  (Nemesio Rodriguez-Fernandez – CESBIO) as depicted in this animation from August 20 to August 31st (click to see animation)

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