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SMEX02 Watershed Vitel Network Soil Moisture Data, Walnut Creek, Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0277

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Abstract: This data set contains several parameters measured for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02). The parameters include soil moisture, temperature, conductivity, and salinity. This study was conducted during June and July 2002 in the Walnut Creek watershed in south-central Iowa, USA. Data were collected in crop fields, using a network of Vitel Hydra Probes that were located near the flux towers ... View entire text
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Description: NSIDC SMEX site

Description: AMSR-E Validation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.9   E: -93.4   W: -93.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jackson, T. and M. Cosh.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Watershed Vitel Network Soil Moisture Data, Walnut Creek, Iowa
Dataset Release Date: 2003-07-31
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: 2002-07-12
Data Set Progress
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center 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: 25 to 145 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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: 2014-05-22

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