New version of L4 Root zone soil moisture product

Root Zone Soil Moisture is a key element conditioning vegetation growth or stress of course, but is also, on a longer term, a climate variability indicator. It can be used to monitor extreme events such as droughts and floods.

As its knowledge is crucial to study the evolution of the vegetation in a changing climate CATDS now delivers Root Zone Soil Moisture (RZSM) derived from SMOS measurements.

The data are available on or RE07/

The products are separated into morning acquisitions (ascending passes: MIR_CLF4RA) and evening acquisitions ( descending passes: MIR_CLF4RD).

This is a new product so we are looking forward to hearing from you! Your feedbacks, (bad and good) are most welcome:

More information and product access here.