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SMEX02 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0205

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Abstract: The Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) is an airborne microwave imaging radiometer developed and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Technology Laboratory. This data set includes brightness temperature (Tb) and soil moisture data. Measurements were taken 25 June through 12 July 2002 in the regional and Walnut Creek Watershed areas in Iowa, USA ... View entire text
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Description: NSIDC DAAC AMSR-E Validation Data: Soil Moisture Data Web site

Description: Soil Moisture Experiments in 2002 Web site
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.73   S: 41.69   E: -93.16   W: -93.84

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bindlish, R. and T. Jackson.
Dataset Title: SMEX02 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data
Dataset Release Date: 2002-06-28
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: 2002-06-25
Stop Date: 2002-07-12
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Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC 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: 195.15 MB
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: 2002-06-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-23

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