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Surface Soil Moisture


Relative water content of the top few centimeters soil, describing how wet or dry the soil is in its topmost layer, expressed in percent water content

GEOGLAM Agriculture Indicator Category
Agricultural Land Includes or is Indicated by

All agricultural land


EAV Stewards
Within Season Requirements:
Application or Policy Supported Related Variables Frequency of Update Spatial Unit

Early Warning
Farm Support Programs (Drought, Trafficability, Lodging)
Water Management
SDG 6.4

1-3 days over non-frozen soils

Field Scale