Articles | Volume 25, issue 3
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1117–1131, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1117-2021
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1117–1131, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1117-2021
Research article
04 Mar 2021
Research article | 04 Mar 2021

Soil dielectric characterization during freeze–thaw transitions using L-band coaxial and soil moisture probes

Alex Mavrovic et al.

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This paper presents a new probe that measures soil microwave permittivity in the frequency range of satellite L-band sensors. The probe capacities will allow for validation and calibration of the models used to estimate landscape physical properties from raw microwave satellite datasets. Our results show important discrepancies between model estimates and instrument measurements that will need to be addressed.