An Improved Soil Moisture Retrieval Algorithm for ERS and METOP Scatterometer Observations

@article{Naeimi2009AnIS,
  title={An Improved Soil Moisture Retrieval Algorithm for ERS and METOP Scatterometer Observations},
  author={Vahid Naeimi and Klaus Scipal and Zoltan Bartalis and Stefan Hasenauer and Wolfgang Wagner},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={1999-2013}
}
The scatterometers onboard the European Remote Sensing satellites (ERS-1 & ERS-2) and the METeorological OPerational satellite (METOP) have been shown to be useful for surface soil moisture retrieval using the so-called TU-Wien change detection method. This paper presents an improved soil moisture retrieval algorithm based on the existing TU-Wien method but with new parameterization as well as a series of modifications. The new algorithm, WAter Retrieval Package 5 (WARP5), copes with some… CONTINUE READING
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