News from the fifth Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAPEx-5) field campaign, carried out in Yanco, NSW, Australia from 6-28 September 2015.
This field experiment is part of the CalVal activities for the NASA SMAP mission, launched on January 31st, 2015. Check-out our other campaigns on www.smapex.monash.edu
Friday, 18 September 2015
Wet spots persist
While there is a nice drydown underway and expected to persist, the H-pol brightness temperatures from Flight 4 of the campaign show that ponding is likely to persist throughout the experiment in some parts of the study area.