SMEX02 Balloon-borne Radiosonde Data, Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0231

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes radiosonde measurements of upper air temperature and pressure, relative humidity, and wind direction and speed during the balloons' ascent to the upper atmosphere. Radiosonde signals were received and processed by ground equipment, which automatically computed wind speed and direction using global navigation networks. The measurements were taken from 15 June 2002 to 9 July ... View entire text
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Description: Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.0   S: 41.0   E: -93.61   W: -93.61

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: William Eichinger
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Balloon-borne Radiosonde Data, Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2004-05-05
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0231.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-15
Stop Date: 2002-07-09
Platform
BALLOONS Ancillary Description
Instrument
RADIOSONDES 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-0231

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: 324 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII text files
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
IIHR Hydroscience
University of Iowa
City: Iowa City
Province or State: IA
Postal Code: 52242
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-08
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