Test your knowledge of soil moisture and its effect on global populations. Soil moisture is the amount of water contained in the soil.
On June 27, 2018, an illegal campfire caused the third-largest wildfire in Colorado state history, known as the Spring Creek Fire.
Evolution of the SMAP sea surface salinity (SSS) and soil moisture responses to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria of 2017.
By Kate Ramsayer,
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Images of soil moisture conditions in Texas near Houston, generated by NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite before and after the landfall of Hurricane Harvey can be used to monitor changing ground condition
NASA SMAP Data Provide Insights for Weather, Agriculture, Climate
The Geosphere is associated with solid portions of the Earth. It includes the continental and oceanic crust and all other layers of the Earth's interior. This includes all rocks, sediments and soils, surface landforms and the processes that shape the Earth's surface.
Please consider using this graphic organizer to help students analyze the processes and components of Earth System phenomena.