Articles | Volume 15, issue 12
Research article
21 Dec 2011
Research article |  | 21 Dec 2011

Assimilation of ASCAT near-surface soil moisture into the SIM hydrological model over France

C. Draper, J.-F. Mahfouf, J.-C. Calvet, E. Martin, and W. Wagner

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