Journal article

Validation of Spaceborne and Modelled Surface Soil Moisture Products with Cosmic-Ray Neutron Probes

Carsten Montzka, Heye R Bogena, Marek Zreda, Alessandra Monerris, Ross Morrison, Sekhar Muddu, Harry Vereecken

Remote Sensing | MDPI | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by US National Science Foundation


Awarded by Natural Environment Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the Helmholtz-Alliance on "Remote Sensing and Earth System Dynamics" and the BelSPO STEREO III HYDRAS+ project. The authors gratefully acknowledge support by TERENO (Terrestrial Environmental Observatories) funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research ( BMBF). Furthermore, we thank the COsmic- ray Soil Moisture Observing System ( COSMOS), funded by the US National Science Foundation (ATM-0838491), and the CSIRO funded Australian Cosmic-ray Neutron Soil Moisture Monitoring Network (CosmOz) for data provision. The Kenyan KLEE site installations were supported by the US National Science Foundation (LTREB 08-16453), the COSMOS-India installations were supported by the UK National Environment Research Council and The Indian Institute of Science.