SMEX03 Regional Ground Soil Moisture Data: Alabama
Entry ID: NSIDC-0287

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Abstract: This data set comprises gravimetric soil moisture and soil bulk density data collected during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03), which was conducted during June and July of 2003 in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee, USA. Data were collected at crop, pasture, and forested sites at depths of 0-3 and 3-6 cm. Data are provided in ASCII text and are available via FTP. These data were ... View entire text
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Description: SMEX Web site

Description: AMSR-E Validation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.14   S: 34.71   E: -85.82   W: -87.05

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Archer, F. and C. Laymon.
Dataset Title: SMEX03 Regional Ground Soil Moisture Data: Alabama
Dataset Release Date: 2006-04-03
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: 2003-06-22
Stop Date: 2003-07-02
SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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: 65 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Contact Address:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
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Please visit the SMEX03 Web site at for more information, and see the NSIDC SMEX Web site at to access data.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-04-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22
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