Tag "Soil Moisture"

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Remote Sensing

SwRI Investigates New Techniques To Estimate Groundwater Recharge

August 22, 2018 — Southwest Research Institute scientists are investigating using the latest remote-sensing technology to assess groundwater recharge more accurately. This information is critical for water resource managers, especially


OmniEarth Applies Machine Learning to Multiple Satellite Sources for Improved Soil Moisture Mapping

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded OmniEarth a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract to develop a precision soil moisture mapping model in support

Remote Sensing

Soil Moisture Monitoring With Active-Passive Remote Sensing

Soil moisture is a key variable in controlling the exchange of water and heat energy between the land surface and the atmosphere through evaporation and plant transpiration. An assessment of surface soil


Space Technology Identifies Vulnerable Regions in West Africa

University of Leicester researchers in collaboration with NASA use satellites to map land degradation in Sub-Saharan West Africa A group of international researchers led by the Centre for Landscape and

Remote Sensing

India Turns to ‘Satellite God’ for Crop Monitoring

(Reuters) – Sher Singh, a farmer from desert state of Rajasthan, prays to Varuna, the Hindu god of water, for a bountiful harvest. Now, he is also looking to the