Study tracks ‘memory’ of soil moisture

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01/18/2017 03:20 PM EST

SMAP observations

SMAP’s first year of observational data has now been analyzed and is providing some significant surprises that will help in the modeling of climate, forecasting of weather, and monitoring of agriculture around the world. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Full story at http://news.mit.edu/2017/smap-satellite-memory-soil-moisture-0116

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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