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Tools developed in the CLIMERS group

At CLIMERS, we develop various tools to support the scientific community and to aid the exploitation of our data sets. These include data visualization tools as well as satellite validation services and software packages hosted on GitHub, opens an external URL in a new window. All tools are free to use and aimed at fostering FAIR research, opens an external URL in a new window. Find out more below.

 

Quality Assurance for Soil Moisture (QA4SM)

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Description: The QA4SM project provides an operational online validation service for soil moisture products. The easy-to-use service allows users to quickly generate traceable validation results using an open access validation framework.

Applications: Validation of remotely sensed soil moisture data.

More informationCLIMERS project page

QA4SM is being developed as part of ESA's Fiducial Reference Measurements for Soil Moisture (FRM4SM) project.

Data Viewer

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Description: Data visualization tool allowing users to view and plot multiple demonstrational soil moisture and vegetation optical depth datasets. 

Applications: Data visualization and analysis.

Grid Point Locator

Screenshot of the grid point locator

Description: The Grid Point Locator displays point locations for various grids (e.g. WARP, SMOS, Quarter-Degree-Grid).

Applications: Intended to support users of ASCAT, SMOS, and ECV soil moisture data in the selection of data for their area of interest.

GitHub packages

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Description: A variety of Python software packages are hosted and maintained on GitHub.

Applications: Support users with downloading, reading, re-sampling and processing of soil moisture products.