SMEX03 Surface and Soil Temperature Measurements: Alabama
Entry ID: NSIDC-0319

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Abstract: This data set contains land surface temperature and soil temperature data at depths of 1 cm, 5 cm, and 10 cm collected during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03). The data were collected from 21 June 2003 to 2 July 2003 in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee, USA at crop, pasture, and forested sites. Data are provided in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and an ASCII text file, and are ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.16   S: 34.68   E: -85.78   W: -87.07

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Crosson, W. and C. Laymon.
Dataset Title: SMEX03 Surface and Soil Temperature Measurements: Alabama
Dataset Release Date: 2007-10-15
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: 2003-06-21
Stop Date: 2003-07-02
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Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC 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: 111 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 35 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 256-961-7913
Fax: 256-961-7723
Email: bill.crosson at
Contact Address:
Universities Space Research Association,
Global Hydrology and Climate Center
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
320 Sparkman Dr NW
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-10-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-19
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