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SMEX05 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data: Iowa
Entry ID: NSIDC-0448

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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 radar backscatter data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2005 (SMEX05) area of Iowa, USA. The SeaWinds scatterometer on the NASA Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT) satellite collected backscatter data.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.5   S: 41.5   E: -93.0   W: -95.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Long, D. G.
Dataset Title: SMEX05 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data: Iowa
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0448
Dataset Release Date: 2010-02-05
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-05-01
Stop Date: 2005-07-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2.225 km
Longitude Resolution: 2.225 km

Latitude Resolution: 4.45 km
Longitude Resolution: 4.45 km

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Originating Center
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
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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: 7.1 MB
Distribution Format: GIF
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Phone: 801-422-4383
Fax: 801-422-0201
Email: long at
Contact Address:
BYU Center for Remote Sensing
Brigham Young University
459 Clyde Building
City: Provo
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84602
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-02-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18