The Living Planet Program : Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS)

have a look at the SMOS Blog:
the news of the CESBIO SMOS team



For any questions or
comments on this mission, please contact :
Yann Kerr at CESBIO

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These technical notes are intended to those who want to get a deeper insight of the SMOS system.

They cover instrument characteristics (FOV), retrieval accuracies, perturbations and more should come!

They were all written by Philippe Waldteufel.

image Radiometric sensitivity of SMOS

image SMOS Field of View

image L Band Salinity retrieval: SST and receiver effects

imageL Band Salinity retrieval:Sky and optical thickness effects

imageFaraday Rotation





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