SMEX02 Vegetation Water Content, Iowa Regional and Walnut Creek Watershed
Entry ID: NSIDC-0189

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Abstract: This data set is part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) project, which is associated with the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) validation project. It consists of Vegetation Water Content (VWC) data. VWC was derived from Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI), which was derived from Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) and Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic ... View entire text
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Description: NSIDC's Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX) site

Description: Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.73   S: 41.69   E: -93.16   W: -93.84

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jackson, T. and M. Cosh.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Vegetation Water Content, Iowa Regional and Walnut Creek Watershed
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-30
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: 2003-06-25
Stop Date: 2003-07-18
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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: 181.1 MB
Distribution Format: Binary
Phone: 301-504-8511
Fax: 301-504-8931
Email: tjackson at
Contact Address:
USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
104 Bldg. 007
City: Beltsville
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
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Gao, B. C. 1996. NDWI - A Normalized Difference Water Index for Remote Sensing of Vegetation Liquid Water from Space. Remote Sensing of Environment, 58: 257-266.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-07
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