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Oral Programme HS6.2

HS6.2

Remote sensing of soil moisture
Convener: W. Wagner 
Co-Conveners: N.E.C. Verhoest , A. Loew , P. de Rosnay , S. Mecklenburg , Drusch , Y. Kerr 
Session details
Oral Programme
 / Wed, 25 Apr, 13:30–17:00 / Room 36
 / Thu, 26 Apr, 08:30–10:00 / Room 36
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Wed, 25 Apr, 17:30–19:00 / Hall A
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Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012
Room 36
Chairperson: S. Mecklenburg and Y. Kerr
Satellite Retrievals

13:30–14:00
EGU2012-7860
Soil moisture retrievals: where are we? (solicited)
Y. Kerr, D. Leroux, P. Richaume, J.P. Wigneron, A. Mialon, A. Mahmoodi, A. Al Bitar, N. Novello, C. Gruhier, T. Pellarin, C. Rudiger, H. Lawrence, P. De rosnay, and C. Albergel
14:00–14:15
EGU2012-3222
0.1 degree soil moisture retrievals from passive microwave observations
R. Parinussa, T. Yilmaz, M. Anderson, C. Hain, and R. de Jeu
14:15–14:30
EGU2012-2595
Surface soil moisture over Sahel derived from ENVISAT RA-2 radar altimetry backscattering coefficients
C. Fatras, F. Frappart, E. Mougin, M. Grippa, and P. Hiernaux
14:30–14:45
EGU2012-221
Integral Quantification of Soil Water Content at the Intermediate Catchment Scale by Ground Albedo Neutron Sensing (GANS)
C. A. Rivera Villarreyes, G. Baroni, and S. E. Oswald
14:45–15:00
EGU2012-906
Global comparison of soil moisture variations as derived from remote sensing, satellite gravimetry, and hydrological modeling
S. Abelen, F. Seitz, and A. Guentner
COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: W. Wagner and P. de Rosnay
Validation Studies

15:30–15:45
EGU2012-1404 | Presentation
Evaluation of remotely sensed and modelled soil moisture products using global ground-based in situ observations (solicited)
C. Albergel, P. de Rosnay, C. Gruhier, J. Munoz-Sabater, S. Hasenauer, L. Isaksen, Y. Kerr, and W. Wagner
15:45–16:00
EGU2012-5338 | Presentation
Using high-resolution soil moisture modelling to assess the uncertainty of microwave remotely sensed soil moisture products at the correct spatial and temporal support
N. Wanders, D. Karssenberg, M.F.P. Bierkens, J.C. Van Dam, and S.M. De Jong
16:00–16:15
EGU2012-7343
Validation of SMOS and ASCAT Soil Moisture Products - Time Series Analysis in the Rur and Erft Catchments
K. Rötzer, C. Montzka, H. Bogena, W. Wagner, R. Kidd, and H. Vereecken
16:15–16:30
EGU2012-3558
Spatiotemporal evolution of water content at the rainfall-event scale under soil surface sealing conditions
S. Sela, T. Svoray, and S. Assouline
16:30–16:45
EGU2012-557
Effect of temporal sampling and timing for soil moisture measurements at field scale
B. Snapir and S. Hobbs
16:45–17:00
EGU2012-511
Spatiotemporal analysis of soil moisture at a Tibetan Plateau soil moisture/temperature monitoring network
L. Zhao, K. Yang, J. Qin, Y. Chen, W. Tang, H. Wu, C. Lin, M. Han, and C. Montzka

Thursday, 26 Apr 2012
Room 36
Chairperson: A. Löw and M. Drusch
Data Assimilation

08:30–08:45
EGU2012-5555
Assimilation of passive and active microwave soil moisture retrievals (solicited)
C. Draper, R. Reichle, G. De Lannoy, and Q. Liu
08:45–09:00
EGU2012-12724
Impact of SMOS soil moisture data assimilation on NCEP-GFS forecasts
X. Zhan, W. Zheng, J. Meng, J. Dong, and M. Ek
09:00–09:15
EGU2012-5488
ASCAT data assimilation at ECMWF
P. de Rosnay, C. Albergel, G. Balsamo, and J. Muñoz Sabater
09:15–09:30
EGU2012-13163
A Satellite Land Data Assimilation System Coupled with a Mesoscale Atmospheric Model: Towards Improving Numerical Weather Prediction
M. Rasmy and T. Koike
09:30–09:45
EGU2012-8055
Predicting root zone soil moisture using surface data
S. Manfreda, L. Brocca, T. Moramarco, F. Melone, J. Sheffield, and M. Fiorentino
09:45–10:00
EGU2012-6629 | Presentation
Can we monitor groundwater head variation from space? Coupling ERS spaceborne microwave observations to groundwater dynamics
E.H. Sutanudjaja, S.M. de Jong, F.C. van Geer, and M.F.P. Bierkens