References can be found at:

Main papers related to the product development:    

Reference Paper :

-Wigneron et al., SMOS-IC data record of soil moisture and L-VOD: historical development, applications and perspectives, Remote Sens. Env., 254, 112238, 2021,

Version 2 :

Li, X. Wigneron J.-P., et al., Global-scale assessment and inter-comparison of recently developed / reprocessed microwave satellite vegetation optical depth products, Remote Sens. Env., 253, 112208, 2021,

Version 2-Stream :

-Li, et al., Compared performances of SMOS-IC soil moisture and vegetation optical depth retrievals based on Tau-Omega and Two-Stream microwave emission models‘, Remote Sensing of Environment, 236, 111502,, 2020

Version 1.0.5 :

-Fernandez-Moran et al., SMOS-IC: An Alternative SMOS Soil Moisture and Vegetation Optical Depth Product, Remote Sensing, 9, 457; doi:10.3390/rs9050457, 2017a

-Fernandez-Moran et al., A new calibration of the effective scattering albedo and soil roughness parameters in the SMOS SM retrieval algorithm, Int J Appl Earth Obs Geoinformation, 62, 27–38,, 2017b

Some papers related to SMOS-IC applications :

Qin, Y., Xiao X., Wigneron J.-P. et al., Carbon losses from forest degradation exceed those from deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon during 2010-2019, Nature climate Change, 2021 in press,

Al‐Yaari, A., Wigneron J.-P., Ciais, P. et al., Asymmetric responses of ecosystem productivity to rainfall anomalies vary inversely with mean annual rainfall over the conterminous U.S, Global Change Biology, 2020,

Bastos, A., P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, S. Sitch, et al., Direct and seasonal legacy effects of the 2018 heat and drought on european ecosystem productivity, Science Advances, 2020,

Wigneron J.-P., L. Fan, P. Ciais, A. Bastos, M. Brandt, J. Chave, S. Saatchi, A. Baccini, R. Fensholt, Tropical forests did not recover from the strong 2015-2016 El Niño event, Science Advances, 2020,

Tagesson, T, et al., Recent divergence in the contributions of tropical and boreal forests to the terrestrial carbon sink, Vol 4, 202–209, Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2020

Fan, L., J.-P. Wigneron, P. Ciais, J. Chave, et al., Satellite observed pantropical carbon dynamics, Nature Plants, 2019,

Tian, F., J.-P. Wigneron, P. Ciais, J. Chave, J. Ogée, J. Peñuelas, et al., Coupling of ecosystem-scale plant water storage and leaf phenology observed by satellite, Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2018,

Brandt, M., Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Satellite passive microwaves reveal recent climate-induced carbon losses in African drylands, Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2018,