SMEX02 Regional Vegetation Sampling Data, Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0188

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Abstract: This data set contains the vegetation parameters plant height, row spacing, stand density, and leaf area index (LAI) as part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02). The SMEX studies are designed to evaluate, among other things, the accuracy of AMSR-E soil moisture data. This study was conducted during June and July 2002 in the SMEX02 Iowa regional area around Ames, Iowa, USA. LAI was ... View entire text
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Description: Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX)

Description: NSIDC's Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.7   S: 41.7   E: -93.2   W: -93.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Anderson, M.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Regional Vegetation Sampling Data, Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-29
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: 2002-06-30
Stop Date: 2002-07-28
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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: 19.76 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Email: mcanders at
Contact Address:
1525 Observatory Dr.
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53705
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-07
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