Floods and Droughts

SMAP Data Used For Operational Drought Extent and Recovery Assessment

SMAP provides new capacity for effective flood monitoring and forecasts over Africa

Global Surface Soil Moisture Drydown Patterns

Global Flash Drought Monitoring Using SMAP Soil Moisture

SMAP-Derived Soil Water Deficit Index tracks Agricultural Drought in China

Initialization of NWP With SMAP Soil Moisture Increases Precipitation Forecast Skill

DroughtCast: A Machine Learning Forecast of the US Drought Monitor

SMAP Finds Bias in Model Representation of Soil Moisture/Runoff Coefficient Coupling

SMAP Improves the Representation of Pre-Storm Conditions for Hydrologic Forecasting

SMAP Identifies a Key Source of Error in Streamflow Forecasts from Land Surface Models

Satellite multi-component assessment of global surface wetness extremes and vegetation responses

Utilizing SMAP Soil Moisture Data to Constrain Irrigation in the Community Land Model

Application of Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite Data in Seismic Response Assessment

USDA FAS Global Crop Assessment Decision Support System Enhanced Using SMAP Data

Exploring Sub-grid Variability of SMAP Satellite-based Soil Moisture

Investigating the Potential of SMAP Soil Moisture for Runoff Prediction

SMAP Soil Moisture Data Assimilation Improves Streamflow Prediction Performance

Irrigation Signals Detected From SMAP Soil Moisture Retrievals

Global Agricultural Drought Monitoring in Near-Real-Time using SMAP

Detection of Flash Recovery-Flash Drought in 2015 over the South-Central U.S.

Assimilation of SMAP Brightness Temperature Observations in the GEOS Land-Atmosphere Data Assimilation System

Developing a Drought-Monitoring Index for the Contiguous US Using SMAP

Evaluation of Extreme Soil Moisture Conditions During the 2020 Sahel Floods and Implications for Disease Outbreaks

SMAP Surface Inundation Observations for Informing Real-Time Global Flood Modeling

Global Ecology and Agroecosystems

Crop Yields Tracked From SMAP Vegetation Water Content Retrievals

SMAP Measurements Can Enhance USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Soil Moisture Assessments

Moisture Pulse-Reserve in the Soil-Plant Continuum Observed Across Biomes

SMAP Freeze/Thaw Data Record Explains Year-to-Year Variations in Net Land Carbon Source/Sink

Soil respiration is strongly reducing the Arctic-boreal carbon sink for atmospheric CO

Recent Siberian heatwave increased spring CO2 uptake but not annual CO2 uptake

SMAP reveals widespread dryland productivity losses from the 2020 Southwest US hot drought

Satellite monitoring of surface soil organic carbon dynamics from SMAP

Tropical Surface Temperature Response to Vegetation Cover Changes and the Role of Drylands

Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture Can Capture Dynamics Relevant to Plant Water Uptake

Evaluation of SMAP_Sentinel-1 High-resolution soil moisture data to detect irrigation over agricultural domain

SMAP & OCO-2 Synergy in Assessing Regional Impact of the Southwestern US Drought on Ecosystem Productivity

Respiration Carbon Losses Offset Photosynthetic Gains During Anomalous Boreal-Arctic Warming

Bioclimatic Controls on Ecosystem Productivity Revealed Using SMAP and SiF Data

Water Limitations in the Tropics Offset Carbon Uptake from Northern Greening

SMAP clarifies below-surface water controls on ecosystem productivity in Africa

Complementary Satellite Data Clarify Climate and Wildfire Impacts on Ecosystem Productivity in Alaska

USDA FAS Global Crop Assessment Decision Support System Enhanced Using SMAP Data

Large Loss of CO2 in Winter Observed Across the Northern Permafrost Region

Validation of SMAP Soil Moisture Products over the Paddy Dominated Tropical Region of India

Soil Moisture Retrieval Using SMAP L-Band Radiometer and RISAT-1 C-Band SAR Data

Integrated Model and Data Assessments Confirm Widespread Alaska Permafrost Thawing

Accelerating Sensitivity of Active-Layer Freezing to Snow Cover in Arctic Alaska

Ocean Applications

SMAP Radiometer Measurements Track Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Size

Land Soil Moisture and Gulf Salinity Dynamics Linked Through SMAP Measurements

SMAP Tracks Freshening During the 2014–2016 Northeast Pacific Warm Anomaly

How close to the ice edge can we retrieve sea surface salinity from SMAP?

SMAP Measures Ocean Winds in Tropical Cyclones

SMAP Measures Ocean Surface Salinity

Oceanic Response to Typhoons in the Northwest Pacific using Aquarius and SMAP Data

Oceanic Response to Typhoons in the Northwest Pacific using Aquarius and SMAP Data

Combined SMAP–SMOS Track Sea Ice Thickness Near its Edges

Science Data Products

SMAP Products Ranks Best Out of 18 Satellite- and Model-based Research and Operational Products

SMAP Reveals Seasonal Cycle of Radio Frequency Interference in China

Evaluation of Three Global Soil Moisture Products Using Triple Collocation Shows SMAP Superior

Global Assessment of Added Value in the SMAP Level-4 Soil Moisture (L4_SM) Product

SMAP Soil Moisture Improves Determination of Global Evapotranspiration

Version 4 of the SMAP Level-4 Soil Moisture Algorithm and Data Product

Contribution of Gauge-Based Precipitation and SMAP Measurements to SMAP L4 Soil Moisture Product Skill

Multiscale Big Data Soil Moisture Fusion

SMAP Provides a Unique Opportunity to Investigate Advanced GNSS Reflectometry Techniques

Soil Water Estimates from SMAP, SMOS and GRACE Assimilation as Landslide Predictor

The Benefit of Brightness Temperature Assimilation for the SMAP Level-4 Soil Moisture Analysis Over Mainland China

Assimilating satellite soil moisture observations in a hyper-resolution land surface model

SMAP Provides New Information about the Land Surface Net Water Flux

Benefit of Assimilating SMAP and ASCAT Soil Moisture Retrievals

Water and Energy Cycle

Landscape Water Balance Closure is Represented by the Combination of SMAP and GPM Data

Shifts in the Dominant Hydrologic Regimes Detected by SMAP

SMAP Enables First Observations-Driven Global Maps of Water Fluxes Over Land

SMAP Reveals How Soil Moisture Links the Water-Energy-Carbon Cycles

SMAP Observations of the Surface Reveal Hidden Subsurface Processes Below

The Budyko Relation from SMAP

The Elasticity of the Water Cycle under Climate Change

Soil Moisture Plays a Disproportionate Role in Global Water Cycle

Improved monitoring of hydrologic extremes in regulated or ungauged hydrologic basins

SMAP Finds Bias in Model Representation of Soil Moisture–Air Temperature Coupling

Geo-physical Heterogeneity Governs Soil Moisture Dynamics at Different Scales

Moving towards Next-Generation Freeze/Thaw Classification Using SMAP Radiometer Observations

Observations-Only Benchmark for Coupling Between the Water, Energy and Carbon Cycles

Precipitation and SMAP Soil Moisture Increments

Soil Moisture Loss Estimation

Improved Hydrological Simulation Using SMAP Data: Relative Impacts of Model Calibration and Data Assimilation

Estimating Basin-Scale Water Budgets with SMAP Soil Moisture Data

Length Scales of Hydrological Variability as Inferred from SMAP Soil Moisture Retrievals

Recent Siberian heatwave increased spring CO2 uptake but not annual CO2 uptake

Respiratory loss during late-growing season determines the net CO2 sink in northern permafrost regions

Soil Moisture Affects Warm Season Precipitation

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