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Soil moisture retrieval from AMSR-E and ASCAT microwave observation synergy . Part 2 : Product evaluation

  title={Soil moisture retrieval from AMSR-E and ASCAT microwave observation synergy . Part 2 : Product evaluation},
  author={J. Kolassaa and P. Gentinea and C. Prigentb and F. Airesc and S. H. Alemohammada},
A neural network (NN) soil moisture retrieval product computed from the synergy of AMSR-E brightness temperature and ASCAT backscatter observations is evaluated against in situ soil moisture observations from the International Soil Moisture Network (ISMN). The skill of the NN retrieval is compared to that of the ESA-CCI soil moisture retrieval as well as modeled soil moisture fields from ERA-interim/land. The NN retrieval is able to capture the observed soil moisture temporal variations with a… 

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