Animations of the global sea surface salinity and soil moisture products have been released, featuring both a global view and a north polar view. See More ›
SMAP Sea Surface Salinity measurements reveal freshwater from the Amazon entering the Atlantic and being carried by ocean currents.
SMAP data are now being used operationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to monitor global croplands and make commodity forecasts.
An updated version of SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) data are available from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS).
The rapid intensification of Hurricane Harvey was observed by the radiometer instrument aboard NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite.