SMEX02 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0233

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) area of Iowa, USA, during June and August, 2002. The SeaWinds scatterometer on NASA's QuikScat satellite collected bacscatter data that can be used to infer vegetation and soil moisture. SeaWinds uses a rotating dish antenna with two spot beams that sweep in a circular pattern. The antenna radiates microwave ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E Validation Soil Moisture Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 39.0   E: -89.0   W: -98.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Son V. Nghiem
Dataset Title: SMEX02 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2004-05-20
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0233.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-01
Stop Date: 2002-08-21
Platform
SATELLITES Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0233

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 603.63 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII, image, and video
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA
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Publications/References
S. V. Nghiem and G. Neumann. 2004. QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Data Package for SMEX 2002. JPL CL 04-0432, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-05-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-09
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