Articles | Volume 25, issue 1
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 17–40, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-17-2021
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 17–40, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-17-2021

Research article 04 Jan 2021

Research article | 04 Jan 2021

Evaluation of 18 satellite- and model-based soil moisture products using in situ measurements from 826 sensors

Hylke E. Beck et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (01 Aug 2020) by Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen
AR by Hylke Beck on behalf of the Authors (01 Aug 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (12 Aug 2020) by Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen
RR by Clément Albergel (02 Sep 2020)
RR by Christian Massari (07 Sep 2020)
ED: Publish subject to revisions (further review by editor and referees) (26 Sep 2020) by Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen
AR by Hylke Beck on behalf of the Authors (09 Oct 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (13 Oct 2020) by Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen
RR by Christian Massari (13 Oct 2020)
ED: Publish as is (23 Oct 2020) by Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen
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Short summary
We evaluated the largest and most diverse set of surface soil moisture products ever evaluated in a single study. We found pronounced differences in performance among individual products and product groups. Our results provide guidance to choose the most suitable product for a particular application.