Water mission boosts food security 21 May 2014
Water mission boosts food security 21 May 2014 ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission has gone beyond its original scientific brief of delivering critical information for understanding the water cycle – this versatile satellite is now being used to predict drought and improve crop yield...
What lies beneath?09 January 2014
What lies beneath?09 January 2014 A field campaign dedicated to SMOS and GOCE has revealed unexpected similarities in the missions’ very different types of measurements. This surprising discovery could lead to a better understanding of what is happening deep under the Antarctic ice...
SMOS sees triple superstorms22 October 2013
SMOS sees triple superstorms22 October 2013 ESA’s versatile water mission tracked Asia’s recent storms over land and sea.
Water mission versatility12 September 2013
Water mission versatility12 September 2013 While ESA’s SMOS satellite continues to provide key information on soil moisture and ocean salinity for a better understanding of the water cycle, Living Planet Symposium participants in Edinburgh today heard how the mission is also set to improve...
ESA’s Earth satellites are stars21 June 2013
ESA’s Earth satellites are stars21 June 2013 The first three Earth Explorer satellites have surpassed their original objectives, demonstrating the versatility of these collaborative missions.
SMOS maps record soil water before flood07 June 2013
SMOS maps record soil water before flood07 June 2013 As parts of central Europe are battling with the most extensive floods in centuries, forecasters are hoping that ESA’s SMOS satellite will help to improve the accuracy of flood prediction in the future.