TU Wien has published a new article in the Earth System Science Data (ESSD) journal, detailing the evolution of the ESA CCI Soil Moisture product.

Details of the evolution are provided from its first release in 2012, to the most recent release at the end of 2018 (version 4.4). This article gives details of the merging methodologies, how it has developed between versions and demonstrates the benefit of the improved accuracy of the product over time to the product users.