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Here you can find a list of publications relating to the ESA CCI SM product. Authors given in bold are consortium members (current or past). For a full list of articles relating to the ESA CCI SM product, please see the homepages of the compulsory citations.

 

Generation of the ESA CCI soil moisture product (citation of these papers is compulsory when you use the ESA CCI product)

Dorigo, W.A., Wagner, W., Albergel, C., Albrecht, F.,  Balsamo, G., Brocca, L., Chung, D., Ertl, M., Forkel, M., Gruber, A., Haas, E., Hamer, D. P. Hirschi, M., Ikonen, J., De Jeu, R. Kidd, R.  Lahoz, W., Liu, Y.Y., Miralles, D., Lecomte, P. (2017).  ESA CCI Soil Moisture for improved Earth system understanding: State-of-the art and future directions. In Remote Sensing of Environment, 2017,  ISSN 0034-4257, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.07.001.

Gruber, A., Scanlon, T., van der Schalie, R., Wagner, W., Dorigo, W. (2019). Evolution of the ESA CCI Soil Moisture Climate Data Records and their underlying merging methodology. Earth System Science Data 11, 717-739, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-717-2019

Gruber, A., Dorigo, W. A., Crow, W., Wagner W. (2017). Triple Collocation-Based Merging of Satellite Soil Moisture Retrievals. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. PP. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2017.2734070.

 

Other publications funded through CCI soil moisture project

Brocca, L., L. Ciabatta, C. Massari, T. Moramarco, S. Hahn, S. Hasenauer, R. Kidd, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner, & V. Levizzani (2014). Soil as a natural rain gauge: Estimating global rainfall from satellite soil moisture data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 119 (9), 5128. 5141. doi: 10.1002/2014JD021489. – featured as a Nature Research Highlight: (Volume 509 Number 7500) in the Research Highlights section.

Chen, T. (2014). Terrestrial plant productivity and soil moisture constraints. PhD Dissertation VU University Amsterdam.

Ertl, M., Boresch, A., Kianička, J., Sudakov, A., Tomuta, E. (2015). IDCDACS: IDC’s Distributed Application Control System. Poster in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2015, Vol. 17, EGU2015-3323-2.

Gruber, A., Crow, W., Dorigo, W., Wagner, W. (2015). The potential of 2D Kalman filtering for soil moisture data assimilation, Remote Sensing of Environment, 171, 137-148. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.019.

Ikonen, J., Vehviläinen, J., Rautiainen, K., Smolander, T., Lemmetyinen, J., Bircher, S., and Pulliainen, J. (2016). The Sodankylä in situ soil moisture observation network: an example application of ESA CCI soil moisture product evaluation, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 95-108. doi:10.5194/gi-5-95-2016.

Lahoz W.A. & Schneider P. (2014b). Data assimilation: making sense of Earth Observation. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 2:16. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2014.00016.

Lahoz, W. A., & G. J. M. De Lannoy (2014a). Closing the Gaps in our Knowledge of the Hydrological Cycle over Land: Conceptual Problems. Surveys in Geophysics. doi: 10.1007/s10712-013-9221-7.

Parinussa, R. M. (2013). Uncertainty characterisation in remotely sensed soil moisture, PhD dissertation VU University Amsterdam.

Parinussa, R. M., Holmes, T. R. H., Wanders, N., Dorigo, W. & RAM de Jeu (2015). A Preliminary study towards consistent soil moisture records from AMSR2, Journal of Hydrometeorology 6.2 (2015): 932-947. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-13-0200.1.

Parinussa, R. M., Yilmaz, M., Anderson, M., Hain, C. & De Jeu, R. (2013). An intercomparison of soil moisture observations at various spatial scales over the Iberian Peninsula, Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9975.

Yuan, X., Ma, Z., Pan, M., & Shi, C. (2015). Microwave remote sensing of short-term droughts during crop growing seasons. Geophysical Research Letter, 42. doi:10.1002/2015GL064125.

 

ESA CCI SM in BAMS State of the Climate

Scanlon, T., van der Schalie, R., Preimesberger, W., Reimer, C., Hahn, S., Gruber, A., Kidd, R., de Jeu, R.A.M. and Dorigo, W. A. (2019), [Global Climate] Soil Moisture [in "State of the Climate in 2018"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100 (9), 38-39. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0193.1.

Dorigo, W., Scanlon, T., Gruber, A., van der Schalie, R., Reimer, C., Hahn, S., Paulik, C., Wagner, W., De Jeu, R. (2018), [Hydrological cycle] Soil Moisture [in "State of the Climate in 2017"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99 (8), 35-36. doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

 

Dorigo, W., Chung, D., Gruber, A., Hahn, S., Mistelbauer, T., Parinussa, R., Reimer, C., van der Schalie, R., De Jeu, R., Wagner, W. (2017), [Hydrological cycle] Soil Moisture [in "State of the Climate in 2016"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (8), 30-32. doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

 

Dorigo, W.A., Chung, D., Gruber, A., Hahn, S., Mistelbauer, T., Parinussa, R.M., Paulik, C., Reimer, C., van der Schalie, R., de Jeu, R.A.M., Wagner, W. (2016): Soil Moisture [in "State of the Climate in 2015"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97 (8), S31-32.

 

Dorigo, W.A., Reimer, C., Chung, D., Parinussa, R.M., Melzer, T., Wagner, W., De Jeu, R.A.M., Kidd, R. (2015). [Hydrological cycle]] Soil Moisture [in: "State of the Climate in 2014"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96 (7), S28-S29. doi: 10.1175/2015BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

 

Dorigo, W.A., Chung, D., Parinussa, R.M., Reimer, C., Hahn, S., Liu, Y.Y., Wagner, W., De Jeu, R.A.M., Paulik, C., Wang, G. (2014). [Global Climate] Soil Moisture [in: "State of the Climate in 2013"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95 (7), S25-S26.

 

Parinussa, R.M., De Jeu, R., Wagner, W., Dorigo, W., Fang, F., Teng, W., & Liu, Y.Y. (2013). [Global Climate] Soil Moisture [in: "State of the Climate in 2012"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94 (8), S24-S25.

 

De Jeu, R.A.M., Dorigo, W.A., Parinussa, R.M., Wagner, W., Chung, D. (2012): [Global Climate] Soil Moisture [in: State of the Climate in 2011]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93 (7), S30-S34.

De Jeu, R.A.M., Dorigo, W.A., Parinussa, R.M., Wagner, W., Liu, Y.Y., Chung, D., Fernandez-Prieto (2012): [Global Climate] Building a climate record of soil moisture from historical satellite observations [in: State of the Climate in 2011]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93 (7), S32-S33. 

De Jeu, R., Dorigo, W., Wagner, W., Liu, Y. (2011): [Global Climate] Soil Moisture [in: State of the Climate in 2010]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92 (6), S52-S53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477-92.6.S1

 

 

 

Special issue relating to ESA CCI SM

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Volume 45, Part B, Pages 107-244 (March 2016) Advances in the Validation and Application of Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture - Part 1 Edited by Wouter A. Dorigo and Richard A.M. de Jeu.

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Volume 48, Pages 1-174 (June 2016) Advances in the Validation and Application of Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture - Part 2 Edited by Wouter A. Dorigo and Richard A.M. de Jeu.

 

Other key papers using ESA CCI SM

Al-Yaari, A., Wigneron, J.-P., Dorigo, W., Colliander, A., Pellarin, T., Hahn, S., Mialon, A., Richaume, P., Fernandez-Moran, R., Fan, L., Kerr, Y. H., De Lannoy, G. (2019) Assessment and inter-comparison of recently developed/reprocessed microwave satellite soil moisture products using ISMN ground-based measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 224, 289-303. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.02.008

Albergel, C., Dorigo, W., Balsamo, G., Muñoz-Sabater, J., De Rosnay, P., Isaksen, L., Brocca, L., De Jeu, R. & Wagner, W. (2013a). Monitoring multi-decadal satellite earth observation of soil moisture products through land surface reanalyses, Remote Sensing of Environment, 138, 77-89. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.009.

Albergel, C., Dorigo, W., Reichle, R.H., Balsamo, G., De Rosnay, P., Muñoz-Sabater, J., Isaksen, L., De Jeu, R. & Wagner, W. (2013b). Skill and global trend analysis of soil moisture from reanalyses and microwave remote sensing, Journal of Hydrometeorology. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0161.1.

Bauer-Marschallinger, B., Dorigo, W., Wagner, W., Van Dijk, A.(2013). How oceanic oscillation drives soil moisture variations over mainland Australia: An analysis of 32 years of satellite observations, Journal of Climate. doi: 10.1175/jcli-d-13-00149.1.

Ciabatta, L., Brocca, L., Massari, C., Moramarco, T., Gabellani, S., Puca, S., Wagner, W. (2016). Rainfall-runoff modelling by using SM2RAIN-derived and state-of-the-art satellite rainfall products over Italy. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 48, 163-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2015.10.004.

Ciabatta, L., Massari, C., Brocca, L., Reimer, C., Hahn, S., Dorigo, W., & Wagner, W. (2016). Using Python® language for the validation of the CCI soil moisture products via SM2RAIN (No. e2131v1). PeerJ Preprints. doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2131v3.

Ciabatta, L., Massari, C., Brocca, L., Gruber, A., Reimer, C., Hahn, S., Paulik, C., Dorigo, W., Kidd, R., and Wagner, W. (2018) SM2RAIN-CCI: a new global long-term rainfall data set derived from ESA CCI soil moisture, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 267-280, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-267-2018, 2018. 

De Jeu, R., Holmes, T. R. H., Parinussa, R. M. & Owe, M. (2014). A spatially coherent global soil moisture product with improved temporal resolution. Journal of Hydrology, 516, 284-296. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.015.

De Jeu, R., Kerr, Y., Wigneron, J. P., Rodriguez-Fernandez, N., Al-Yaari, A., van der Schalie, R., Dolman, H., Drusch, M., Mecklenburg, S. (2015). The Integration of SMOS Soil Moisture in a Consistent Soil Moisture Climate Record, Geographical Research Abstracts, Vol. 17, EGU2015-7286.

De Jeu, R., Dorigo, W. (2016). On the importance of satellite observed soil moisture. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 45, part B, 107-109, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2015.10.007.

Dorigo, W. A., R. A.M. de Jeu, D. Chung, R. M. Parinussa, Y. Y. Liu, W. Wagner, and D. Fernandez-Prieto (2012), Evaluating global trends (1988-2010) in harmonized multi-satellite surface soil moisture, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 39, L18405, 7 PP. 2012 doi:10.1029/2012GL052988.

Dorigo, W.A., Gruber, A., De Jeu, R.A.M., Wagner, W., Stacke, T., Loew, A., Albergel, C., Brocca, L., Chung, D., Parinussa, R.M., Kidd, R. (2015). Evaluation of the ESA CCI soil moisture product using ground-based observations. Remote Sensing of Environment,. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.023.

Dorigo, W., Bauer-Marschallinger, B., Depoorter, M., & Miralles, D. (2016). Assessing the impact of the 2015/2016 El Niño event on multi-satellite soil moisture over the Southern Hemisphere. EGU General Assembly 2016, held 17-22 April, 2016 in Vienna Austria, p.15476.

Dorigo, W., de Jeu, R. (2016). Satellite soil moisture for advancing our understanding of earth system processes and climate change, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 48. doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2016.02.007.

Dorigo, W., Gruber, A., Van Der Schalie, R., Paulik, C., Scanlon, T., Reimer, C., Kidd, R., de Jeu, R., Wagner, W. (2018) Statistical merging of active and passive microwave observations into long-term soil moisture climate data records. IGARSS 2018 – 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Valencia, 2018, 333-336. http://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8519579

Enenkel, M., Reimer, C., Dorigo, W., Wagner, W., Pfeil, I., Parinussa, R., & De Jeu, R. (2016). Combining satellite observations to develop a global soil moisture product for near-real-time applications. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20(10), 4191. doi: 10.5194/hess-20-4191-2016.

Enenkel, M., Steiner, C., Mistelbauer, T., Dorigo, W., Wagner, W., See, L., Atzberger, C., Schneider, S., Rogenhofer, E. (2016). A combined satellite-derived Drought Indicator to support Humanitarian Aid Organizations. Remote Sensing, 8(4), 340. doi: 10.3390/rs8040340.

Forkel, M., Dorigo, W., G. Lasslop, I. Teubner, & K. Thonicke (2016). Identifying required model structures to predict global fire activity from satellite and climate data. Geoscientific Model Development. doi: 10.5194/gmd-2016-301.

 

Forkel, M., Dorigo, W., Lasslop, G., Teubner, I., Chuvieco, E., Thonicke, K. (2017) A data-driven approach to identify controls on global fire activity from satellite and climate observations (SOFIA V1), Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 4443-4476, doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-4443-2017.

Gruber, A., Su, C.-H., Zwieback, S., Crow, W., Dorigo, W., Wagner, W. (2016). Recent advances in (soil moisture) triple collocation analysis, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 45, Part B, March 2016, 200–211. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2015.09.002.

Gruber, A., De Lannoy, G., Crow, W. (2019) A Monte Carlo based adaptive Kalman filtering framework for soil moisture data assimilation. Remote Sensing of Environment 228, 2019, 105-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.04.003.

Hirschi, M., Mueller, B., Dorigo, W., & Seneviratne, S. I. (2014). Using remotely sensed soil moisture for land–atmosphere coupling diagnostics: The role of surface vs. root-zone soil moisture variability. Remote Sensing of Environment, 154, 246–252. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.030.

Ikonen, J., Smolander, T., Rautiainen, K., Cohen, J., Lemmetyinen, J., Salminen, M., Pulliainen, J.(2018) Spatially Distributed Evaluation of ESA CCI Soil Moisture Products in a Northern Boreal Forest Environment, Geosciences 2018, 8, 51. DOI:10.3390/geosciences8020051

Massari, C., Brocca, L., Tarpanelli, A., Ciabatta, L., Camici, S., Moramarco, T., Dorigo, W., & Wagner, W. (2015). Assessing the Potential of CCI Soil Moisture Products for data assimilation in rainfall-runoff modelling: A Case Study for the Niger River. In: Earth Observation for Water Cycle Science 2015. Frascati, Italy. Conference paper.

Nicolai‐Shaw, N., Gudmundsson, L., Hirschi, M., & Seneviratne, S. I. (2016). Long‐term predictability of soil moisture dynamics at the global scale: Persistence versus large‐scale drivers. Geophysical Research Letters. 43. doi: 10.1002/2016GL069847.

 

Nicolai-Shaw, N., Zscheischler, J., Hirschi, M., Gudmundsson, L., Seneviratne, S.I. (2017) A drought event composite analysis using satellite remote-sensing based soil moisture, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 203, 2017, Pages 216-225, ISSN 0034-4257, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.06.014.

Plummer, S.,  Lecomte, P., Doherty, M. (2017) The ESA Climate Change Initiative (CCI): A European contribution to the generation of the Global Climate Observing System, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 203,2017,Pages 2-8, ISSN 0034-4257, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.07.014.

Pratola, C., Barrett, B., Gruber, A., Kiely, G & Dwyer, E., (2014). Evaluation of a Global Soil Moisture Product from Finer Spatial Resolution SAR Data and Ground Measurements at Irish Sites. Remote Sensing, 6, 8190-8219. doi:10.3390/rs6098190.

Pratola, C., Barrett, B., Gruber, A., Dwyer, E. (2015). Quality Assessment of the CCI ECV Soil Moisture Product Using ENVISAT ASAR Wide Swath Data over Spain, Ireland and Finland, Remote Sensing, 2015, Vol. 7(11):15388-15423. doi:10.3390/rs71115388.

Sharifi, E., Eitzinger, J., Dorigo, W. (2019) Performance of the State-Of-The-Art Gridded Precipitation Products over Mountainous Terrain: A Regional Study over Austria. Remote Sens. 2019, 11, 2018. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11172018

Su, C. H., Ryu, D., Dorigo, W., Zwieback, S., Gruber, A., Albergel, C., ... & Wagner, W. (2016). Homogeneity of a global multisatellite soil moisture climate data record. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/2016GL070458.

Su, C. H., Zhang, J., Gruber, A., Parinussa, R., Ryu, D., Crow, W. T., & Wagner, W. (2016). Error decomposition of nine passive and active microwave satellite soil moisture data sets over Australia. Remote Sensing of Environment, 182, 128-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.05.008.

Van der Schalie, R., de Jeu, R., Kerr, Y., Wigneron, J. P., Rodríguez-Fernández, N., Al-Yaari, A., Drusch, M., Mecklenburg, S. & Dolman, H. (2016). Evaluation of three different data fusion approaches that uses satellite soil moisture from different passive microwave sensors to construct one consistent climate record. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 18, p. 8520).

Van der Schalie, R., Kerr, Y.H., Wigneron, J.P., Rodríguez-Fernández, N.J., Al-Yaari, A., de Jeu, R.A.M. (2016). Global SMOS Soil Moisture Retrievals from The Land Parameter Retrieval Model, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 45, Part B, Pages 125–134. doi: org/10.1016/j.jag.2015.08.005.

Van der Schalie, R.; De Jeu, R.; Parinussa, R.; Rodríguez-Fernández, N.; Kerr, Y.; Al-Yaari, A.; Wigneron, J.-P.; Drusch, M. (2018) The Effect of Three Different Data Fusion Approaches on the Quality of Soil Moisture Retrievals from Multiple Passive Microwave Sensors. Remote Sens. 10, 107. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10010107

Wagner, W., W. Dorigo, R. de Jeu, D. Fernandez, J. Benveniste, E. Haas, M. Ertl (2012) Fusion of active and passive microwave observations to create an Essential Climate Variable data record on soil moisture, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (ISPRS Annals), Volume I-7, XXII ISPRS Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 25 August-1 September 2012, 315-321.

Zaussinger, F., Dorigo, W., Gruber, A., Tarpanelli, A., Filippucci, P., Brocca, L. (2019) Estimating irrigation water use over the contiguous United States by combining satellite and reanalysis soil moisture data. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 23, 897-923. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-897-2019