Joint assimilation of SMOS brightness temperature and GRACE terrestrial water storage observations for improved soil moisture estimation

Manuela Girotto1, Rolf H Reichle1, Gabrielle De Lannoy2 and Matthew Rodell1, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Leuven, Belgium