Satellite cousins have ice covered16 December 2016
Satellite cousins have ice covered16 December 2016 Although not designed to deliver information on ice, ESA’s Earth Explorer SMOS satellite can detect thin sea-ice. Since its cousin, CryoSat, is better at measuring thicker ice scientists have found a way of using these missions together to yield an ev...
SMOS on speed14 October 2016
SMOS on speed14 October 2016 While ESA’s water mission was built to advance our understanding of Earth, it continues to show how well it’s suited to delivering information for numerous applications that improve everyday life. Taking this a step further, soil moisture data product...
SMOS tracks Pacific fresh water pools27 July 2016
SMOS tracks Pacific fresh water pools27 July 2016 ESA’s SMOS satellite has found a rise in fresh water in the tropical Pacific Ocean during last year’s El Niño event.