Oral Programme OS20

OS20

Preparing for ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission
Convener: S. Mecklenburg  | Co-Convener: Y. Kerr 
Oral Programme
 / Mon, 20 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Room 6
 / Tue, 21 Apr, 13:30–19:00  / Room 3
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Tue, 21 Apr, 10:30–12:00  / Halls X/Y

Monday, 20 Apr 2009
Room 6
Chairperson: Susanne Mecklenburg
17:30–19:00
Oral Poster Presentations


Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009
Room 3
Chairperson: Susanne Mecklenburg
13:30–13:45 EGU2009-180
Early Soil Moisture Validation Experiments (withdrawn)
T. Schmugge
13:45–14:00
EGU2009-10767
The SMOS mission. Project status and next steps
Y. Kerr, P. Waldteufel, F. Cabot, J. Font, A. Hahne, and S. Mecklenburg
14:00–14:15
EGU2009-2433
Overview on calibration and validation activities for ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission
S. Mecklenburg, C. Bouzinac, and S. Delwart
14:15–14:30
EGU2009-13401
SMOS Payload Pre-Launch Performance
M. Martín-Neira, I. Corbella, F. Torres, N. Duffo, V. Gonzalez, A. Colliander, J. Closa, J. Benito, A. Borges, M. Brown, and K. McMullan
14:30–14:45
EGU2009-6759
MIRAS characterization and monitoring during the SMOS In-Orbit Commissioning Phase
I. Corbella, F. Torres, M. Martin-Neira, N. Duffo, V González-Gambau, A. Camps, and M. Vall-llossera
14:45–15:00
EGU2009-8644
SMOS L1PP Performance Analysis with MIRAS Data from Validation Campaigns
R. Castro, J. Barbosa, H. Candeias, N. Catarino, J. Freitas, S. Freitas, A. Gutierrez, and B. Lucas
COFFEE BREAK
15:30–15:45
EGU2009-7027
The prototype SMOS soil moisture Algorithm
Y. Kerr, P. Waldteufel, P. Richaume, F. Cabot, J.P. Wigneron, P. Ferrazzoli, A. Mahmoodi, and S. Delwart
15:45–16:00
EGU2009-5218
A large scale microwave emission model for forests. Contribution to the SMOS algorithm
R. Rahmoune, A. Della Vecchia, P. Ferrazzoli, L. Guerriero, and F. Martin-Porqueras
16:00–16:15
EGU2009-3484
The effects of forest canopies and of the underlying soil moisture on microwave emission
S. Paloscia, S. Pettinato, E. Santi, P. Ferrazzoli, and R. Rahmoune
16:15–16:30
EGU2009-7713
The SMOS ocean salinity retrieval algorithm
J. Font and the SMOS L2 OS Team
16:30–16:45
EGU2009-10340
On the Balancing of the SMOS Ocean Salinity Retrieval Cost Function
R. Sabia, A. Camps, M. Portabella, M. Talone, J. Ballabrera, J. Gourrion, C. Gabarró, A.L. Aretxabaleta, and J. Font
16:45–17:00
EGU2009-2761
Vertical variability of Near-Surface Salinity in the Tropics : Consequences for SMOS Calibration and Validation
C. HENOCQ, J. BOUTIN, G. REVERDIN, S. ARNAULT, and P. LATTES
BREAK
17:30–17:45
EGU2009-11103
Soil moisture estimates from the SMOS Validation Rehearsal Campaign in Valencia using EMIRAD airborne measurements
K. Saleh Contell, E. López-Baeza, C. Antolín, C. Millán, A. Cano, J.P. Wigneron, J. Balling, S.S. Schmidl, N. Skou, Y.H. Kerr, P. Richaume, S. Juglea, S. Delwart, C. Bouzinac, and P. Wursteisen
17:45–18:00
EGU2009-2017
Modelling SMOS brightness temperature by use of coupled SVAT and radiative transfer models over the Valencia Anchor Station
S. JUGLEA, Y. KERR, A. MIALON, E. LOPEZ-BAEZA, A. CANO, J.C. CALVET, A. ALBITAR, and J.P. WIGNERON
18:00–18:15
EGU2009-5437
Model salinity error covariances due to forcing inaccuracies
B. Mourre, J. Ballabrera, A. Aretxabaleta, and J. Gourrion
18:15–18:30
EGU2009-4771
The SMOS L3 mapping algorithm for ocean salinity
G. Jordà and D. Gomis
18:30–18:45
EGU2009-2125
Use of SMOS data for Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP): The ECMWF soil moisture analysis
P. de Rosnay, M. Drusch, J. Muñoz Sabater, G. Balsamo, and K. Scipal
18:45–19:00
EGU2009-13752
L-band radiometry for sea ice applications
G Heygster, S Hedricks, P Mills, L Kaleschke, D Stammer, and R Tonboe