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Aquarius L2 Swath Single Orbit Soil Moisture

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

AQ2_SM

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Bindlish, R. and T. Jackson.
Publication Date: 20131203
Title: Aquarius L2 Swath Single Orbit Soil Moisture
Edition: 2
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/aq2_sm.html
Online Linkage: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/Aquarius/AQ2_SM.002

Description:

Abstract:

This data set contains Level-2 global soil moisture estimates derived from the NASA Aquarius passive microwave radiometer on the Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D).

Purpose: scientific research

Documentation:

User's Guide:

Citation Information:

Originator: Bindlish, R. and T. Jackson.
Publication Date: 20131203
Title: Aquarius L2 Swath Single Orbit Soil Moisture
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/aquarius/aq2-sm/index.html

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 20110825
Ending Date: Unknown

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: In work
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -180°
East Bounding Coordinate: 180°
North Bounding Coordinate: 90°
South Bounding Coordinate: -90°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Soils Soil Moisture/Water Content
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Microwave Brightness Temperature
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Radar Radar Backscatter

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
Theme Keyword: AQUARIUS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Theme Keyword: Aquarius Aquarius

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: SAC-D Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme Keyword: environment

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: Aquarius
Theme Keyword: Backscatter
Theme Keyword: Brightness Temperature
Theme Keyword: NASA
Theme Keyword: NSIDC
Theme Keyword: NSIDC DAAC
Theme Keyword: Radiometers
Theme Keyword: Scatterometer
Theme Keyword: Soil Moisture

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Geographic Region Global Land

Platform and Instrument Identification:

Platform Full Name: Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas
Platform Short Name: SAC-D
Instrument Full Name: Aquarius
Instrument Short Name: Aquarius

Access Constraints:

None

Use Constraints:

None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: NSIDC User Services
Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact Person: NSIDC User Services

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Resource Description:

AQ2_SM

Distribution Liability:

NSIDC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

Standard Order Process:

Digital Form:

Digital Transfer Information:

Format Name: HDF

Digital Transfer Option:

Online Option:

Computer Contact Information:

Network Address:

Network Resource Name: Click here.

Fees: None

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Metadata Reference Information:

Metadata Date:

20140603

Metadata Review Date:

20140603

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: NSIDC User Services
Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Metadata Standard Name:

FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

Metadata Standard Version:

FGDC-STD-012-2002

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Metadata Views

FGDC Text-Only

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in plain text

FGDC XML

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata