1. First Release of Instrument Data from the SMAP Mission

First Release of Instrument Data from the SMAP Mission

SMAP combines coincident L-band radar and radiometer measurements to produce global, high-resolution soil moisture estimates.

News Date: 08/11/2015

The NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) has announced the first release of instrument data from the NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission. The beta version of Level-1 radiometer data from the SMAP mission is now available at the NSIDC DAAC.

Global SMAP Soil Moisture Map (May 4 - 11, 2015). Image courtesy of NSIDC DAAC
Global SMAP Soil Moisture Map (May 4 - 11, 2015). Image courtesy of NSIDC DAAC

In addition, the beta version of Level-1 radar data is now available at the NASA Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) DAAC.

SMAP combines coincident L-band radar and radiometer measurements to produce global, high-resolution soil moisture estimates.

Learn more at NSIDC DAAC and download data...

Last Updated: Aug 2, 2017 at 9:15 PM EDT