Cosmic-ray soil moisture monitoring network, UK (COSMOS-UK) Data map

The purpose of the COSMOS-UK Data map is to provide near-real time soil moisture data for use in a variety of applications including farming, water resources, flood forecasting and land-surface modelling. The data comes from the COSMOS-UK soil moisture network, each site is equipped with an instrument that uses cosmic-rays to sense soil moisture over an area of about 12 hectares (about 30 acres).