SMOS-MODE Cost Action


Call for Conference Grants

As a part of the COST strategy for Early Stage Researchers (ESR), the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) has introduced a support measure called “Conference Grant for Early Stage Researchers”.

The ESSEM Domain offers a supporting grant (max. 3000 Euro) for Early Stage Researchers to participate in an international conference outside of COST Action activities (COST Strategy for Early Stage Researchers, COST 212/07).

The 13th call for applications is now open. Application form should be completed and returned to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the Action Chairs by not later than 15 March 2013

More information about this call for information is found in the document CG_Call_ESR_March__2013.pdf.

The application form is found here -- CG_Application_form_ESSEM_March_2013.doc

SMOS-MODE Training School 2013

The SMOS-MODE COST Action is organising the first Microwave Ocean Remote Sensing Training School. This will take place between 30th September and 4th October 2013 at the SMOS Barcelona Expert Centre in Barcelona, Spain.

More information can be found by clicking here.

4th General Meeting

The 4th General Meeting for ES1001 including Working Groups and Management Committee meetings took place in Larnaca, Cyprus on 11th and 12 October 2012.

More information about this meeting may be found here.

The presentations for this meeting may be found in the reserved area.

SMOS and Aquarius Workshop

The SMOS and AQUARIUS Science Workshop was between 15 and 17th April 2013 in IFREMER in Brest France. It was being jointly organised by ESA, NASA, IFREMER, CNES and SMOS MODE

More information may be found at:

The presentations and the workshop summary are available on

First Progress Report

The First Progress Report for this COST action (ES1001) covering the period 14/1/2011 -- 1/5/2012 may be downloaded from here.