SMOS satellite, artwork

SMOS satellite, artwork

S720/0067 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 49.8MB

Downloadable file size: 997.6KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY/AEOS MEDIALAB/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Restrictions: This image may not be used to state or imply ESA endorsement of any company or product

Caption: SMOS satellite. Artwork of the satellite used by the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission (SMOS). SMOS is the second Earth Explorer Opportunity mission to be developed as part of the European Space Agency's (ESA) Living Planet Programme and is designed to provide global maps of soil moisture and ocean salinity. Soil moisture data are required for hydrological studies and data on ocean salinity are vital for improving understanding of ocean circulation patterns. Together, these data contribute to furthering knowledge of the Earth's water cycle and help to improve climate, weather and extreme-event forecasting.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 21st century, artwork, climate, climatological, climatology, data, earth, earth explorer opportunity mission, earth observation, earth observation satellite, esa, european space agency, extreme-event forecasting, forecast, forecasting, geographical, geography, hydrological, hydrology, illustration, living planet programme, machine, meteorological, meteorology, ocean circulation pattern, ocean circulation patterns, ocean salinity, orbit, orbiting, physical, physics, planet, salinity mission, satellite, satellites, smos, soil moisture, soil moisture and ocean, solar system, space, technological, technology, water cycle, weather

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.