Archived Webinar

Satellite Remote Sensing: Soil Moisture for Agricultural Applications

"The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite uses active and passive sensors to measure soil moisture."

This session provides an overview of Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite, case studies of SMAP agricultural applications, and an overview of soil moisture and shallow groundwater from the Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS). 

Learners who have not completed the Fundamentals of Remote Sensing may not be prepared for the pace of the training

This training was created by NASA's Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET). ARSET is a part of NASA's Applied Science's Capacity Building Program. Learn more about ARSET HERE.

In case of any questions regarding the session, please feel free to reach out to Ana I. Prados, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), University of Maryland Baltimore County at

Questions Submitted


- May 28, 2021

jose luis

- May 21, 2021
que bueno

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Apr 19, 2021
Soil Moisture for Agricultural Applications


- Apr 15, 2021
excellent data/support mechanism


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- Dec 1, 2020
Very useful
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