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Soil and Air Temperatures During the Forest Ecosystem Dynamics - Multisensor Aircraft Campaign

Abstract: Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Multisensor Airborne Campaign (FED MAC): Soil and Air Temperatures The Biospheric Sciences Branch (formerly Earth Resources Branch) within the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and associated University investigators are involved in a research program entitled Forest Ecosystem Dynamics (FED) which is fundamentally concerned with ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 45.0   E: -68.0   W: -68.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: S.M. Goltz
Dataset Title: Soil and Air Temperatures
Dataset Series Name: FED MAC Home Page
Dataset Release Place: NASA/GSFC
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GSFC
Data Presentation Form: ASCII Tables
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-03-01
Stop Date: 1988-06-30
Originating Center
Data Center
Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Project, Biospheric Sciences Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: bruce.cook at
Contact Address:
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614.4
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media: WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: Free
Phone: 207-581-2844
Email: goltz at
Contact Address:
Department of Applied Ecology and Environmental Science
University of Maine, Orono
City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469-5722
Country: USA
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Walthall, C.L., M. Kim, D.L. Williams, B.W. Meeson, P.A. Agbu,
J.A. Newcomer, and E.L. Levine. 1993. Data sets for modeling: a
retrospective collection of bidirectional reflectance and forest
ecosystem dynamics multisensor aircraft campaign data sets. Remote
Sensing of Environment; 46:340-346.

Smith, J.A. and S.M. Goltz. 1994. A thermal exitance and energy
balance model for forest canopies. IEEE Trans. Geoscience and
Remote Sensing; 32:1060-1066

Smith, J.A. and S.M. Goltz. 1994. Updated thermal model using
simplified short-wave radiosity calculations. Remote Sensing
of Environment; 47:167-175.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24