SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0232

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains measurements collected from flights conducted in June and July 2002 over the Walnut Creek watershed in central Iowa, USA. The study was part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) and the Soil Moisture-Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), run by Canada's National Research Council (NRC). The aircraft carried numerous sensors, and flew several flights per day along ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.85   E: -93.5   W: -93.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ian MacPherson
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2004-05-14
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-15
Stop Date: 2002-07-06
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0232

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: 175 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel and ASCII
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (613) 998-3014
Email: jim at u614ji.iar.nrc.ca
Contact Address:
Flight Research Laboratory
National Research Council of Canada
Bldg. U-61
City: Ottowa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A OR6
Country: CANADA
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Publications/References
http://iar-ira.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/flight/flight_5d_e.html Airborne Atmospheric Research, Remote Sensing and Aeromagnetics Anderson, M.C. et al. 2003. Comparison of Aircraft- and Tower-Measured Fluxes Acquired During SMACEX with Predictions from a Regional Atmosphere-Land Exchange Model. Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society. Long Beach, ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-08-29
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