Department of Geography and Earth Sciences

Welcome to the website for the Wales Soil Moisture Monitoring Network (WSMN). The WSMN is an in-situ soil moisture network located in west Wales, United Kingdom currently consisting of six stations based close to the Aberystwyth region, and has been collecting data since 2009. The network provides, on a long term basis and in near real-time, measurements of soil moisture and related parameters. This data is currently available for download via the International Soil Moisture Network (ISMN) website (