Liu, Yanyan; Dorigo, Wouter A.; Parinussa, R.M.; de Jeu, Richard A.M.; Wagner, Wolfgang; McCabe, Matthew F.; Evans, Jason; Van Dijk, Albert
A series of satellite-based passive and active microwave instruments provide soil moisture retrievals spanning altogether more than three decades. This offers the opportunity to generate a combined product that incorporates the advantages of both microwave techniques and spans the observation period starting 1979. However, there are several challenges in developing such a dataset, e.g., differences in instrument specifications result in different absolute soil moisture values, the global...[Show more]
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