SMEX04 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Sonora
Entry ID: NSIDC-0340

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2004 (SMEX04) area of Sonora, Mexico during 1 June to 30 September 2004. The SeaWinds scatterometer on NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT) satellite collected backscatter data. Data are provided in Brigham Young University - Microwave Earth Remote Sensing (BYU-MERS) Scatterometer Image Reconstruction (SIR) images and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.0   S: 20.0   E: -105.0   W: -115.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: David Long
Dataset Title: SMEX04 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Sonora
Dataset Series Name: SMEX
Dataset Release Date: 2008-04-30
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0340.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-06-01
Stop Date: 2004-09-30
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC 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: 246 MB
Distribution Format: GIF
Fees: None

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 246 MB
Distribution Format: SIR
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 801-422-4383
Fax: 801-422-0201
Email: long at ee.byu.edu
Contact Address:
BYU Center for Remote Sensing
Brigham Young University
459 Clyde Building
City: Provo
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84602
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Scatterometer Climate Record Pathfinder. 2007. http://www.scp.byu.edu/ 6 March 2008.

Falcon, Peter and Cecelia Lawshe. 'Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.' Winds: Measuring Ocean Winds from Space. http://winds.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm 6 March 2008.

SMEX04: Soil Moisture Experiments in 2004. 28 April 2008. http://hydrolab.arsusda.gov/smex04/ 28 April 2008.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-04-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-09
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