External Advisory Team

The External Advisory Team will provide guidance and support throughout all the project and particularly in the validation phase. One of the outreaching objectives of this collaboration is to settle the distance between scientific communities working on high and low resolution surface soil moisture retrieval.


USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

  • Dr. Thomas J. Jackson
  • Dr. Michael H. Cosh


The Ohio State University - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Prof. Joel T. Johnson


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  • Dr. Heather McNairn


Monash University - Department of Civil Engineering

  • Prof. Jeffrey Walker


MIT - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Prof. Dara Entekhabi


Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology

  • Dr. Simon Yueh


Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la BIOsphere

  • Dr. Yann Kerr