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SMEX02 Iowa Regional Ground Soil Moisture Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0182

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Abstract: The parameters for this data set include gravimetric and volumetric soil moisture, bulk density, and soil temperature. This data set is part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02). The SMEX studies are designed to evaluate, among other things, the accuracy of AMSR-E soil moisture data. This study was conducted during June and July 2002 in the area around Ames, Iowa, USA. Data were ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.7   S: 41.7   E: -93.2   W: -93.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thomas Jackson
Dataset Title: SMEX Iowa Regional Ground Soil Moisture Data
Dataset Release Date: 2003-08-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-25
Stop Date: 2002-07-12
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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
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Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0182

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: 14 KB to 157 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII text files
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-07-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-04

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