Hydrosphere Work Packages

WP H1: Derivation of surface soil moisture under the vegetation cover using multi-paramteric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) at longer wavelength
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Irena Hajnsek (DLR-HR)

WP H2: Multi-scale ground measurements data for the validation of remotely sensed brightness temperature and soil moisture products
Responsible: Dr. Heye R. Bogena (FZJ), Prof. Dr. Harry Vereecken (FZJ)

WP H3: Development of GNSS reflectometry for soil moisture retrieval at the field scale and for global applications
Responsible: Dr. Jens Wickert (GFZ), Dr. Andreas Güntner (GFZ)

WP H4: Ocean Surface Current Measurement with SAR Along-track Interferometry
Responsible: Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Suchandt (DLR-IMF), Dr. Andreas Lehmann, (GEOMAR)

WP H5: Optimal combination of active/ passive measurements of soil moisture
Responsible: Dr. Carsten Montzka (FZJ), Dr. Francois Jonard (FZJ)

WP H6: Demand-driven observation of soil moisture
Responsible: Dr. Ute Wollschläger (UFZ), Prof. Dr. Peter Dietrich (UFZ)

WP H7: The use of hyperspectral optical and L-band radar data for retrieving surface soil moisture at the field scale
Responsible: Dr. Sybille Itzerott (GFZ)

WP H8: Data assimilation of multi-scale soil moisture products
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen (FZJ)

WP H9: Assimilation of soil moisture and snow water into the mesoscale hydrologic model
Responsible: Dr. Luis Samaniego (UFZ)

WP H10: High resolution soil moisture parameterization of land surface models
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix (LCRS Uni Marburg)

WP H11: Copula Based Merging of Modelled and Satellited Derived Soil Moisture Fields and Ecosystem Fluxes
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann (KIT)