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SMEX02 Passive and Active L and S band System (PALS) Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0183

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains calibrated sensor measurements acquired by the Passive and Active L- and S-band (PALS) airborne microwave sensor during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02).

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: FTP


Link: GET DATA
Description: HTTPS


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX)


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Documentation


Geographic Coverage
 N: 41.9952 S: 41.9213  E: -93.4013  W: -93.775

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Njoku, E. G.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Passive and Active L and S band System (PALS) Data
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0183
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-29
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
Dataset DOI: doi:10.5067/D7IROA0Q6JEQ
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0183


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-25
Stop Date: 2002-07-08


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >MICROWAVE >BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR BACKSCATTER    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
Aircraft    [Information]


Instrument
INFRARED RADIOMETERS    [Information]
RADAR >Radio Detection and Ranging    [Information]
Radiometers    [Information]


Project
SMEX02 >Soil Moisture Experiments in 2002    [Information]
ISMEX >Iowa Soil Moisture Experiment    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]


Keywords
Airborne Radar Sounding
AMSR-E Validation-project
Brightness Temperature
L- band radar
NSIDC
NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
Passive Microwave Brightness Temperatures
Radar
SMEX


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
NSIDC


Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center    [Information]
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


National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

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



Distribution
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 7 - 220 KB
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Distribution_Media: HTTPS
Distribution_Size: 7 - 220 KB
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)


Personnel
ENI G. NJOKU
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 818-354-3693
Email: njoku at lor.jpl.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
M/S 300-233
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA


WILLIAM J. WILSON
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
M/S 300-233
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA


SIMON H YUEH
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
M/S 300-233
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA


STEVEN J DINARDO
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
M/S 300-233
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA


NSIDC USER SERVICES
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


Publications/References
Wilson, W.J., S. H. Yueh, S. J. Dinardo, S. Chazanoff, F. K. Li, and Y. Rahmat-Samii (2001): Passive Active L- and S-band (PALS) Microwave Sensor for Ocean Salinity and Soil Moisture Measurements, IEEE Trans. Geoscience Remote Sensing 39, 1039-1048.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27



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