Published Research

The following references cite studies that used Aquarius data from NSIDC. Please contact User Services if you have a reference you would like to share on this page.

2016

González-Zamora, Angel, Nilda Sánchez, and José Martínez-Fernández. 2016. Validation of Aquarius Soil Moisture Products Over the Northwest of Spain: A Comparison With SMOS. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 9(6): 2763-2769. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2517401.

2015

Bindlish, R., et al. 2015. Global Soil Moisture From the Aquarius/SAC-D Satellite: Description and Initial Assessment. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 12(5): 923-927. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2014.2364151.

Gonzalez-Zamora, A., et al. 2015. Validation of SMOS and Aquarius soil moisture using two in situ networks in Spain. IGARSS 2015: 4738-4741. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7326888.

Le Vine, David M., et al. 2015. Status of Aquarius/SAC-D and Aquarius Salinity Retrievals. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 8(12): 5401-5415. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2427159.

Li, Dongyang, et al. 2015. First Evaluation of Aquarius Soil Moisture Products Using In Situ Observations and GLDAS Model Simulations. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 8(12): 5511-5525. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2452955.

Roy, A., et al. 2015. Evaluation of Spaceborne L-Band Radiometer Measurements for Terrestrial Freeze/Thaw Retrievals in Canada. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 8(9): 4442-4459. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2476358.

2014

Brucker et al. 2014. Effect of Snow Surface Metamorphism on Aquarius L-Band Radiometer Observations at Dome C, Antarctica. IEEE TGRS 52(11): 7408-7417. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2014.2312102.

Brucker, L., E. P. Dinnat, and L. S. Koenig. 2014. Weekly-gridded Aquarius L-band Radiometer/Scatterometer Observations and Salinity Retrievals Over the Polar Regions, Part 1: Product Description. The Cryosphere 8: 905-913. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-905-2014.

Brucker, L., E. P. Dinnat, and L. S. Koenig. 2014. Weekly-gridded Aquarius L-band Radiometer/Scatterometer Observations and Salinity Retrievals Over the Polar Regions, Part 2: Initial Product Analysis. The Cryosphere 8: 915-930. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-915-2014.

2013

Bindlish, Rajat, and Thomas J. Jackson. 2013. Aquarius Soil Moisture ATBD Users Guide, Version 2.0. . Beltsville, Maryland USA: USDA Hydrology and Remote Sensing Lab. (PDF File, 315 KB)

Bindlish, Rajat, Thomas Jackson, Michael Cosh, Tianjie Zhao and Peggy O'Neill. 2013. Global Soil Moisture from the Aquarius Satellite: Description and Initial Assessment. IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters (in review).

Piepmeier, Jeffrey, Shannon Brown, Joel Gales, Liang Hong, Gary Lagerloef, David Le Vine, Paolo de Matthaeis, Thomas Meissner, Rajat Bindlish, and Thomas Jackson. 2013. Aquarius Project Document: AQ-014-PS-0015. Aquarius Radiometer Post-Launch Calibration for Product Version 2.0. (PDF File, 3.21 MB)

Pratt, Frederick S. 2013. Aquarius Level-2 Soil Moisture Data Product. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Aquarius Project Document AQ-014-PS-0021, Version 2.0.. Greenbelt, Maryland USA: Goddard Space Flight Center.