BOREAS HYD-04 AREAL SNOW COURSE SURVEY DATA
Entry ID: BOREAS_H04ASSD

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Summary
Abstract: The BOREAS HYD-04 work was focused on collecting data during the winter field campaign (FFC-W) to improve the understanding of winter processes within the boreal forest. Airborne remote sensing data (gamma, passive microwave) were acquired along a series of flight lines established in the vicinity of the BOREAS study areas. Ground snow surveys were conducted along selected sections of these aircraft flight lines. These calibration segments were typically 10-20 km in length, and ground data were collected at 1- to 2-km intervals. The development and validation of remote sensing algorithms will provide the means to extend the knowledge of these processes and states from the local to the regional scale.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 56.25 S: 53.42  E: -97.24  W: -106.32

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: GOODISON, B.E.METCALFE, J.R.WALKER, A.
Dataset Title: BOREAS HYD-04 AREAL SNOW COURSE SURVEY DATA
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/267
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=267&term2attribut...


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-02-03
Stop Date: 1994-03-10


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > SASKATCHEWAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MANITOBA


Science Keywords
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND COVER    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DENSITY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Instrument
BALANCE    [Information]
SNOW TUBE    [Information]


Project
BOREAS >The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study    [Information]
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


Keywords
EOSDIS
SNOW DENSITY
SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC)    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 267

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA


Personnel
BARRY GOODISON
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (416) 739-4345
Fax: (416) 739-5700
Email: goodisonb at aestor.am.doe.ca
Contact Address:
Atmospheric Environment Service, Environment Canada
4905 Dufferin Street
City: Downsview
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: M3H 5T4
Country: Canada


ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-02

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