News from the fourth Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAPEx-4) field campaign, carried out in Yanco, NSW, Australia from 1-23 May 2015. This field experiment is part of the CalVal activities for the NASA SMAP mission, launched on January 31st, 2015.
Saturday, 2 May 2015
Back at headquarters the SMAPEx-4 coordinator reviews the days data. The PLIS radar calibration flight was completed successfully. Everything is ready for the first validation flight, which kicks off at about 3am AEST on Sunday May 3rd.
Post by: Jeffrey Walker, Monash University, Australia