SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0232

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Abstract: This data set contains measurements collected from flights conducted in June and July 2002 over the Walnut Creek watershed in central Iowa, USA. The study was part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) and the Soil Moisture-Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), run by Canada's National Research Council (NRC). The aircraft carried numerous sensors, and flew several flights per day along ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.85   E: -93.5   W: -93.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MacPherson, I.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2004-05-14
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-15
Stop Date: 2002-07-06
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Data Center
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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: 175 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel
Phone: (613) 998-3014
Email: jim at
Contact Address:
Flight Research Laboratory
National Research Council of Canada
Bldg. U-61
City: Ottowa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A OR6
Country: CANADA
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Publications/References Atmospheric Research, Remote Sensing and Aeromagnetics Anderson, M.C. et al. 2003. Comparison of Aircraft- and Tower-Measured Fluxes Acquired During SMACEX with Predictions from a Regional Atmosphere-Land Exchange Model. Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society. Long Beach, California, Feb. 9-12, 2003. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-05-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-23
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