SMEX03 SSM/I Brightness Temperature Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0338

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Summary
Abstract: This data set provides brightness temperature data acquired during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03) by the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I). The study was conducted between 29 April 2003 and 29 September 2003 in the SMEX03 Alabama/Georgia study area, between 29 April 2003 and 23 September 2003 in the SMEX03 Oklahoma study area, and between 29 September 2003 and 28 February 2004 in ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 0.0   S: -20.0   E: -40.0   W: -60.0
  N: 38.0   S: 28.0   E: -80.0   W: -90.0
  N: 40.0   S: 30.0   E: -93.0   W: -103.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thomas Jackson
Dataset Title: SMEX03 SSM/I
Dataset Series Name: SMEX03
Dataset Release Date: 2008-04-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0338.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-04-29
Stop Date: 2003-09-23
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 275 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-504-8511
Fax: 301-504-8931
Email: tjackson at hydrolab.arsusda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
104 Bldg. 007
BARC-West
City: Beltsville
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Heymsfield, G. A. and R. Fulton. 1992. Modulation of SSM/I microwave soil radiances by rainfall. Remote Sensing of Environment. 29:187-202.

Hollinger, J. P., J. L. Peirce, and G. A. Poe. 1990. SSM/I instrument evaluation. IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 28:781-790.

Jackson, T. J. 1997. Soil moisture estimation using SSM/I satellite data over a grass land region. Water Resources Research. 33:1475-1484.

Teng, W. L., J. R. Wang, and P. C. Doraiswamy. 1993. Relationship between satellite microwave radiometric data, antecedent precipitation index, and regional soil moisture. Int. J. of Remote Sensing. 14:2483-2500.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-17
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