A new Downscaling Approach for SMAP, SMOS and ASCAT by predicting sub-grid Soil Moisture Variability based on Soil Texture

Carsten Montzka, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Institute of Bio- and Geosciences: Agrosphere (IBG-3), Jülich 52428, Germany, Kathrina Rötzer, Agrosphere Institute (IBG-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany, Heye R Bogena, Agrosphere Institute (IBG-3) Forschungszentrum Jülich, Deutschland, Germany and Harry Vereecken, Agrosphere (IBG-3), Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Juelich, Germany