AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 Surface Soil Moisture, Interpretive Parameters, & QC EASE-Grids, Version 2 (AE_Land3)
This gridded Level-3 land surface product (AE_Land3) includes daily measurements of surface soil moisture and vegetation/roughness water content interpretive information, as well as brightness temperatures and quality control variables. Ancillary data include time, geolocation, and quality assessment.
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE MICROWAVE IMAGERY SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
19 June 2002 to 3 October 2011
Data Access & Tools
Quality Assessment Reports
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