SMEX02 Tower-Based Radiometric Surface Temperature, Walnut Creek, Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0186

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes air temperature, vapor pressure, wind speed, and brightness temperatures taken at 12 flux towers as part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02). This study was conducted during June and July 2002 in the Walnut Creek watershed in south-central Iowa, USA. The flux towers contained humidity and temperature probes, infrared thermometers, and anemometers. Data were ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E Validation

Description: Soil Moisture Experiments in 2002
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.9   E: -93.4   W: -93.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jackson, T. and M. Cosh.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Tower-Based Radiometric Surface Temperature, Walnut Creek, Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-19
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0186
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-06-25
Stop Date: 2003-07-12
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC 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: 6.2 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-504-8511
Fax: 301-504-8931
Email: tjackson at hydrolab.arsusda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
104 Bldg. 007
BARC-West
City: Beltsville
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Bugbee, B., M. Droter, O. Monje, and B. Tanner, 1999. Evaluation and modification of commercial infrared-red transducers for leaf temperature measurement. Adv. Space Res., Vol., 22, no.10, pp 1425-1434 Please see the http://hydrolab.arsusda.gov/smex02/smex02.htm site for more information, and the http://nsidc.org/data/amsr_validation/soil_moisture/ site to access data.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-07
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