A selection of information resources prepared by the COSMOS-UK project are listed below.

Monthly summary of UK soil moisture status
  • The latest monthly summary can be viewed here.
  • You can subscribe and be notified when future monthly summaries are available.
  • Archive of previous monthly summaries.
Peer Reviewed Publications

2021. Cooper, E., Blyth, E., Cooper, H., Ellis, R., Pinnington, E., and Dadson, S. J., "Using data assimilation to optimize pedotransfer functions using field-scale in situ soil moisture observations". Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2445–2458, doi: 10.5194/hess-25-2445-2021

2021. Cooper, H. M., Bennett, E., Blake, J., Blyth, E., Boorman, D., Cooper, E., Evans, J., Fry, M., Jenkins, A., Morrison, R., Rylett, D., Stanley, S., Szczykulska, M., Trill, E., Antoniou, V., Askquith-Ellis, A., Ball, L., Brooks, M., Clarke, M. A., Cowan, N., Cumming, A., Farrand, P., Hitt, O., Lord, W., Scarlett, P., Swain, O., Thornton, J., Warwick, A., and Winterbourn, B., "COSMOS-UK: national soil moisture and hydrometeorology data for environmental science research". Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1737–1757, doi: 10.5194/essd-13-1737-2021

2021. Dirmeyer, P. A., Balsamo, G., Blyth, E. M., Morrison, R., and Cooper, H. M., "Land‐atmosphere interactions exacerbated the drought and heatwave over northern Europe during summer 2018".  AGU Advances, 2, e2020AV000283, doi: 10.1029/2020AV000283

2021. Pinnington, E., Amezcua, J., Cooper, E., Dadson, S., Ellis, R., Peng, J., Robinson, E., Morrison, R., Osborne, S., and Quaife, T., "Improving soil moisture prediction of a high-resolution land surface model by parameterising pedotransfer functions through assimilation of SMAP satellite data". Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1617–1641, doi: 10.5194/hess-25-1617-2021

2016. Evans, J. G., Ward, H. C., Blake, J. R., Hewitt, E. J., Morrison, R., Fry, M., Ball, L. A., Doughty, L. C., Libre, J. W., Hitt, O. E., Rylett, D., Ellis, R. J., Warwick, A. C., Brooks, M., Parkes, M. A., Wright, G. M. H., Singer, A. C., Boorman, D. B., and Jenkins, A., "Soil water content in southern England derived from a cosmic-ray soil moisture observing system – COSMOS-UK". Hydrol. Process., doi: 10.1002/hyp.10929.

2014. Fry, Matthew J.; Evans, Jonathan; Ward, Helen; Blake, James; Ball, Lucy; and Doughty, Louisa, "The Provision Of Data From The COSMOS-UK Soil Moisture Monitoring Network". International Conference on Hydroinformatics. Paper 56. http://academicworks.cuny.edu/cc_conf_hic/56


Stanley, S.; Antoniou, V.; Askquith-Ellis, A.; Ball, L.A.; Bennett, E.S.; Blake, J.R.; Boorman, D.B.; Brooks, M.; Clarke, M.; Cooper, H.M.; Cowan, N.; Cumming, A.; Evans, J.G.; Farrand, P.; Fry, M.; Hitt, O.E.; Lord, W.D.; Morrison, R.; Nash, G.V.; Rylett, D.; Scarlett, P.M.; Swain, O.D.; Szczykulska, M.; Thornton, J.L.; Trill, E.J.; Warwick, A.C.; Winterbourn, B. (2021). Daily and sub-daily hydrometeorological and soil data (2013-2019) [COSMOS-UK]. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. (Dataset). https://doi.org/10.5285/b5c190e4-e35d-40ea-8fbe-598da03a1185

Print Media
Videos and Animations

Are here or alternatively there are more on our YouTube channel.