Global monthly AMSR-E-derived Soil Moisture
The dataset contains global monthly-mean soil moisture statistics (average values) for 1 by 1 degree grid cells. The source for the data is AMSR-E daily estimates of soil moisture (Product name: AMSR_E_L3_DailyLand). The dataset covers the time period strating July 2002.
Data files contain 180 lines with 360 pixels per line. The projection is latitude-longitude with the upper left corner of the first pixel of the first line positioned at 90N 180W.