Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP): Aircraft Open HouseJune 23rd, 2012 by Brian Campbell
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
We are finally looking at a dry spell weatherwise for the next several days.
The forecast is for clear weather (started yesterday) that should last through the coming week. PALS and UAVSAR had flights yesterday and today. Tomorrow (Sunday) there will be no flights, and then we plan to fly on Monday and then every third day or so following the 2-3 day flight schedule we originally planned. Over the week we should get a good sampling of the dry-down with both airborne and in situ observations across the experiment domain, modulated by the soil texture and vegetation differences between the fields.
For more Open House pictures, visit the SMAP Blogs from the Field site.