Joint Sentinel-1 and SMAP data assimilation to improve soil moisture estimates

Hans Lievens1, Rolf H Reichle2, Qing Liu3, Gabrielle De Lannoy4, R. Scott Dunbar5, Seungbum Kim5, Narendra N Das5, Michael H Cosh6, Jeffrey P Walker7 and Wolfgang Wagner8, (1)Ghent University, Gent, Belgium, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)NASA GMAO/SSAI Inc., Greenbelt, MD, United States, (4)Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, (5)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (6)U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, United States, (7)Monash University, Clayton, Australia, (8)Vienna University of Technolog, Vienna, Austria