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SMEX02 Land Surface Information: Land Use Classification
Entry ID: NSIDC-0276

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Abstract: This data set consists of land use classification data collected for the Iowa Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) study region. The land use classification image provides information about vegetation present in the study area. The classification is derived from Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) imagery and has a resolution of 30 meters. Data were collected on 14 May 2002, 1 July 2002, and 17 July ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.04   S: 41.7   E: -93.2   W: -93.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Doraiswamy, P. C. and A. J. Stern.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Land Surface Information: Land Use Classification
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-30
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-05-14
Stop Date: 2002-07-17
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Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
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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: 6.925 MB
Distribution Format: Binary
City: Beltsville
Province or State: MD
Country: USA
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Dobson, M. C. and Ulaby, F. T. 1998. Mapping Soil Moisture Distribution with Imaging Radar. In Principles & application of imaging radar, Henderson, F. M. and Lewis, A. J., 407-430, New York: John Wiley & Sons.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22

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