SMEX02 Land Surface Information: Soils Database
Entry ID: NSIDC-0278

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Summary
Abstract: The Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) took place in Ames, Iowa USA between 25 June and 12 July 2002. The NASA Land Surface Hydrology Data Archive maintains an archive of soils and land cover characteristics for SMEX02. SMEX02 studies are designed to evaluate the accuracy of AMSR-E soil moisture data specific to the SMEX02 study areas, and SMEX02 provided the unique opportunity to test ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.73   S: 41.69   E: -93.16   W: -93.84

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Miller, D.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Land Surface Information: Soils Database
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-10
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-0278
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-25
Stop Date: 2002-07-12
Instrument
Cameras Ancillary Description
Quality With the exception of Polk county, the source of all soil property attributes is the Iowa Soil Properties and Interpretations Database (ISPAID). Soil Survey Geographic Database (SSURGO, version 2) and Map Unit Interpretation Record (MUIR) databases were used to populate a selected set of soil property attributes for Polk county. Due to dissimilarity between these data sets, attribute values for ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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: 293 MB
Distribution Format: ESRI Shapefiles (.shp, .shx, .dbf, and .prj)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22
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