SMEX04 Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) Data: Arizona
Entry ID: NSIDC-0405

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Abstract: Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited. This data set contains surface reflectance measurements acquired on 25 August 2004 over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2004 (SMEX04) regional study area in Arizona, USA. ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E Validation Data

Description: AMSR-E/Aqua Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 32.69   S: 29.36   E: -108.63   W: -111.42

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hunt, Jr., E. Raymond, and Michael H. Cosh
Dataset Title: SMEX04 Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) Data: Arizona
Dataset Series Name: SMEX
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-20
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-25
Stop Date: 2004-08-25
AIRCRAFT Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0405

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1 KB - 6 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 14 MB - 1.5 GB
Distribution Format: binary
Phone: (301) 504-6461
Fax: (301) 504-8931
Email: mcosh at
Contact Address:
USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
104 Bldg. 007
City: Beltsville
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
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Refer to the USDA SMEX04 Web site ( for in-depth information on the science mission and goal of the SMEX project. For more information about the AVIRIS instrument, visit the AVIRIS Web site (

Cheng, Y.-B., S. L. Ustin, D. Riaño, and V. C. Vanderbilt. 2008. Water Content Estimation from Hyperspectral Images and MODIS Indexes in Southeastern Arizona. Remote Sensing of Environment 112: 363-374.

Gao, B.-C., and A. F. H. Goetz. 1995. Retrieval of Equivalent Water Thickness and Information Related to Biochemical Components of Vegetation Canopies from AVIRIS Data. Remote Sensing of Environment 52: 155−162.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-10
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