SMEX05 Watershed Soil Moisture Data: Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0442

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Abstract: Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited. This data set combines data for several parameters measured in the Walnut Creek watershed located in Iowa, USA for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2005 (SMEX05). The ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E/Aqua Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.01   S: 41.93   E: -93.58   W: -93.93

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cosh, Michael H. and Thomas J. Jackson
Dataset Title: SMEX05 Watershed Soil Moisture Data: Iowa
Dataset Series Name: SMEX
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital Media
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-06-15
Stop Date: 2005-07-03
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 800 m
Longitude Resolution: 800 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 500 meters - < 1 km
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC 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: 1 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Phone: (301) 504-6461
Fax: (301) 504-8931
Email: mcosh 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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Refer to the USDA SMEX05 Web site for in-depth information on the science mission and goal of the SMEX project:
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-12-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-08
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