Root Zone Soil Moisture

Root Zone Soil Moisture

This dataset is produced using TAMSAT rainfall estimates to drive a land surface model along with observations from the NASA SMAP satellite mission and is updated in near-real time.

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Summary Specification:

Africa, 0.25 degree x 0.25 degree, EPSG:4326, Daily, 1983 onwards

Obtaining the data:

Data can be downloaded via the TAMSAT service:


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