The effects of scene heterogeneity on soil moisture retrieval from passive microwave data

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Davenport, Ian J.; Sandells, Melody J.; Gurney, Robert J.;

The s–x model of microwave emission from soil and vegetation layers is widely used to estimate soil\ud moisture content from passive microwave observations. Its application to prospective satellite-based\ud observations aggregating several thousand square kilometres req... View more
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