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SMEX04 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data, Arizona
Entry ID: NSIDC-0406

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Abstract: Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited. This data set includes brightness temperature and soil moisture data acquired with the Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) instrument, an airborne microwave imaging ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E Validation Data

Description: AMSR-E/Aqua Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 32.13   S: 31.41   E: -109.65   W: -110.3

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jackson, T., R. Bindlish, A. J. Gasiewski, M. Klein, and B. Stankov.
Dataset Title: SMEX04 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data, Arizona
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-20
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0406
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-05
Stop Date: 2004-08-26
Aircraft Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
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: 1 - 3.5 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 301-504-8511
Fax: 301-504-8931
Email: tjackson at hydrolab.arsusda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
104 Bldg. 007
City: Beltsville
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
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Bindlish,R., T. J. Jackson, A. Gasiewski, B. Stankov, M. Klein, M. H. Cosh, I. Mladenova, C. Watts, E. Vivoni, V. Lakshmi, J. Bolten, and T. Keefer. 2008. Aircraft-based soil moisture retrievals under mixed vegetation and topographic conditions. Remote Sensing of Environment 112 (2008) 375–390. Refer to the USDA SMEX04 Web site (http://hydrolab.arsusda.gov/smex04/) for in-depth information on the science mission and goal of the SMEX project.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-19

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