The QA4SM project provides an operational online validation service for soil moisture products. It started in May 2018 and is supported by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft, FFG) in the Austrian Space Application Programme.

TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology)
Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation
Research Group Climate and Environmental Remote Sensing (CLIMERS)
Contact: Wouter Dorigo (wouter.dorigo (at)
Tasks: Scientific lead and research, dataset support
AWST (Applied Science, Software and Technology)
Contact: Alexander Boresch (boresch (at)
Tasks: Project management, technical lead, webservice development and operations
EODC (Earth Observation Data Centre)
Contact: Christoph Reimer (christoph.reimer (at)
Tasks: Data centre infrastructure

QA4SM is open source software, licensed under an MIT license. It is available on GitHub. This site uses version 1.4.0.

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