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

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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: 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:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-06-25
Stop Date: 2003-07-12
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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
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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: 6.2 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 301-504-8511
Fax: 301-504-8931
Email: tjackson 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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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 site for more information, and the 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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