SMOS publications

Berger, M., Camps, A., Font, J., Kerr, Y., Miller, J., Johannessen, J., Boutin, J., Drinkwater, M.R., Skou, N., Floury, N., Rast, M., Rebhan, H., Attema, E., (2002). Measuring Ocean Salinity with ESA's SMOS Mission, ESA Bulletin 111, 113f.

Proceedings of the EuroSTARRS/WISE/LOSAC Workshop at CESBIO, Toulouse, France, 4-6 November (2002). ESA SP-525.

Kerr, Y., Font, J., Waldteufel, P., Berger, M., (2000). The Second of ESA's Opportunity Missions: The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission – SMOS, ESA Earth Observation Quarterly, 66, 18f.

Official project documentation

SMOS Mission Objectives and Scientific Requirements, (2002) ESA.

SMOS Systems Requirements Document.

More information

A full list of SMOS Technical Information and Publications is available here.

Further reading

SMOS 'space chopper'returns first global maps
(BBC News, June 2010)

European water mission lifts off
(BBC, Nov. 2009)

Mapping the 'great wheel of water'
(BBC, Oct. 2009)

Studying the seas (video)
(Euronews, Oct. 2009)

ESA's Water Mission SMOS BR-278 (English edition)
(ESA, BR-278, May 2009)

ESA's Water Mission SMOS BR-278 (Spanish edition)
(ESA, BR-278, May 2009)

ESA's Water Mission SMOS BR-278 (French edition)
(ESA, BR-278, May 2009)

The Programmatic and Technical Challenges of SMOS - A foreward
(Volker Liebig, ESA Bulletin 137, Feb. 2009)

Exploring the Water Cycle of the Blue Planet - The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission
(Mark Drinkwater et al., ESA Bulletin 137, Feb. 2009)

Star in the Sky - The SMOS payload: MIRAS
(Manuel Martin-Neira et al., ESA Bulletin 137, Feb. 2009)

Getting Down to Business - SMOS Operations and Products
(Susanne Mecklenburg et al., ESA Bulletin 137, Feb. 2009)

Oceanography - Special Issue on Salinity
(The Oceanography Society, Oceanography Magazine Vol.21, No.1, Special Issue, March 2008)

Last update: 15 July 2010

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