When will SMAP data be available?

The following table describes the release schedule for SMAP data.

Short name Title Beta release Validated release Data access1
SPL1AA SMAP L1A Radar Time-Ordered Parsed Telemetry 07/31/2015 10/30/2015 ASF
SPL1AP SMAP L1A Radiometer Time-Ordered Parsed Telemetry 07/31/2015 10/30/2015 NSIDC
SPL1BS0 SMAP L1B Radar Half-Orbit Time-Ordered Low-Resolution σo Data 07/31/2015 11/03/2015 ASF
SPL1BTB SMAP L1B Radiometer Half-Orbit Time-Ordered Brightness Temperatures 07/31/2015 10/30/2015 NSIDC
SPL1CS0 SMAP L1C Radar Half-Orbit High-Resolution σo Data on 1 km Swath Grid 07/31/2015 11/03/2015 ASF
SPL1CTB SMAP L1C Radiometer Half-Orbit 36 km EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures 07/31/2015 10/30/2015 NSIDC
SPL1CTB_E
SMAP Enhanced L1C Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures
N/A 12/15/2016 NSIDC
SPL2SMA SMAP L2 Radar Half-Orbit 3 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture 11/03/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL2SMP SMAP L2 Radiometer Half-Orbit 36 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture 09/14/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL2SMP_E
SMAP Enhanced L2 Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture
N/A 12/15/2016 NSIDC
SPL2SMAP SMAP L2 Radar/Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture 11/03/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL3SMA SMAP L3 Radar Global Daily 3 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture 11/03/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL3SMP SMAP L3 Radiometer Global Daily 36 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture 09/14/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL3SMP_E
SMAP Enhanced L3 Radiometer Global Daily 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture
N/A 12/15/2016 NSIDC
SPL3SMAP SMAP L3 Radar/Radiometer Global Daily 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture 11/03/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL3FTA SMAP L3 Radar Northern Hemisphere Daily 3 km EASE-Grid Freeze/Thaw State 11/03/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL3FTP
SMAP L3 Radiometer Northern Hemisphere Daily 36 km EASE-Grid Freeze/Thaw State
N/A 12/15/2016 NSIDC
SPL3FTP_E
SMAP Enhanced L3 Radiometer Northern Hemisphere Daily 9 km EASE-Grid Freeze/Thaw State
N/A 12/15/2016 NSIDC
SPL4SMAU SMAP L4 Global 3-hourly 9 km Surface and Rootzone Soil Moisture Analysis Update 10/30/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL4SMGP SMAP L4 Global 3-hourly 9 km Surface and Rootzone Soil Moisture Geophysical Data 10/30/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL4SMLM SMAP L4 Global 9 km Surface and Rootzone Soil Moisture Land Model Constants 10/30/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC
SPL4CMDL SMAP L4 Global Daily 9 km Carbon Net Ecosystem Exchange 10/30/2015 04/29/2016 NSIDC

1NSIDC and ASF are Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs), NASA-designated data centers.