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SMEX02 Soil Moisture and Temperature Profiles, Walnut Creek, Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0185

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Abstract: This data set contains rainfall, soil moisture, and soil temperature data collected for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02). The parameters measured are soil moisture, soil temperature, and rainfall. Soil moisture and temperature were measured at various depths: 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 cm. Data were collected in four fields, each containing two measurement sites called 'pit A' and 'pit ... View entire text
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Description: Soil Moisture Experiments in 2002
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.99   S: 41.93   E: -93.53   W: -93.66

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Crosson, W. and C. Laymon.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Soil Moisture and Temperature Profiles, Walnut Creek, Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-19
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: 2002-06-23
Stop Date: 2002-07-23
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
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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: 4.87 MB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 140 to 605 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: (256) 961-7885
Fax: (256) 961-7788
Email: Charles.Laymon at
Contact Address:
Earth System Science Program
National Space Science and Technology Center
Global Hydrology and Climate Center
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-07

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