L3 Surface Soil Moisture

The Level 3 (L3) soil moisture products v3 are generated from applying a quality filtering and binning to the swath-based Level 2 (L2) soil moisture User Data Product (UDP) v650 from the European Space Agency (ESA). Ascending and descending orbits are processed separately.


Global surface soil moisture EASE-2  grid (25 km)

These products correspond to the spatial average of the L2 soil moisture measurements in the Equal Area Scalable Earth (EASE)-2 grid of 25 km. They have different temporal averaging periods (and generation rates).

  • 1-day map (daily)
  • 3-days map (daily)
  • 9-days maps (every 3 days)
  • 1-monthly map (monthly)
  • 1-year product (yearly)

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