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AirMOSS: L2 Hourly Precipitation at AirMOSS Sites, 2011-2015
Entry ID: AirMOSS_L2_Precipitation_1417_1

Abstract: This data set provides level 2 (L2) calibrated hourly precipitation (cm/hr) from rain gauges at seven North American sites as part of the Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (AirMOSS) project. Three gauges were installed at each site. Initial sampling began at three sites in September 2011 and additional sites were added during 2012 and 2013. All sampling concluded in December 2015. The AirMOSS project used an airborne radar instrument to estimate root-zone soil moisture at 10 study sites across North America. These precipitation data were collected in conjunction with in-ground soil moisture data in order to calibrate and validate the AirMOSS data.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 53.92   S: 19.51   E: -72.17   W: -121.56

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Cuenca, R., Y. Hagimoto, and AirMOSS Science Team. 2016. AirMOSS: L2 Hourly Precipitation at AirMOSS Sites, 2011-2015. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-09-01
Stop Date: 2015-12-31
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15