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SMEX02 Passive and Active L and S band System (PALS) Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0183

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Abstract: This data set contains calibrated sensor measurements acquired by the Passive and Active L- and S-band (PALS) airborne microwave sensor during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02).
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Airborne Radar Sounding
AMSR-E Validation-project
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Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 7 - 220 KB
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

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City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA
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Wilson, W.J., S. H. Yueh, S. J. Dinardo, S. Chazanoff, F. K. Li, and Y. Rahmat-Samii (2001): Passive Active L- and S-band (PALS) Microwave Sensor for Ocean Salinity and Soil Moisture Measurements, IEEE Trans. Geoscience Remote Sensing 39, 1039-1048.
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