SMEX02 Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery, Iowa

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

NSIDC-0199

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Jackson, T. and M. Cosh.
Publication Date: 20031210
Title: SMEX02 Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery, Iowa
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/nsidc-0199.html

Description:

Abstract:

This data set provides imagery developed from Landsat 5 and 7 Thematic Mapper (TM) data for use in studying land cover features during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02). The images are the result of combining bands 4, 3, and 2 as red, green, and blue to generate false-color composites. This study was conducted during June and July 2002 in the area of the Ames, Iowa, USA. One false-color image is provided for each day. Data are provided in Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF) formatted files and TIFF world files (TFW), and are available via FTP.

These data were collected as part of a validation study for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E). AMSR-E is a mission instrument launched aboard NASA's Aqua Satellite on 04 May 2002. AMSR-E validation studies linked to SMEX are designed to evaluate the accuracy of AMSR-E soil moisture data. Specific validation objectives include assessing and refining soil moisture algorithm performance; verifying soil moisture estimation accuracy; investigating the effects of vegetation, surface temperature, topography, and soil texture on soil moisture accuracy; and determining the regions that are useful for AMSR-E soil moisture measurements.

Purpose: scientific research

Documentation:

User's Guide:

Citation Information:

Originator: Jackson, T. and M. Cosh.
Publication Date: 20031210
Title: SMEX02 Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery, Iowa
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/nsidc0199_smex_landsat_tm_gd.html

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 20020606
Ending Date: 20020617

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -93.8°
East Bounding Coordinate: -93.2°
North Bounding Coordinate: 42.7°
South Bounding Coordinate: 41.7°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Infrared Wavelengths
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Infrared Wavelengths Infrared Imagery
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Infrared Wavelengths Infrared Radiance
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Infrared Wavelengths Reflected Infrared
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Radar
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Spectral/Engineering Radar Radar Imagery

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
Theme Keyword: SMEX02 Soil Moisture Experiments in 2002

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Theme Keyword: ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus
Theme Keyword: INFRARED RADIOMETERS
Theme Keyword: VISIBLE SPECTROMETER

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: LANDSAT
Theme Keyword: LANDSAT-5
Theme Keyword: LANDSAT-7

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: Radiance
Theme Keyword: Reflected Spectral Radiance
Theme Keyword: Satellite
Theme Keyword: Satellite Imagery

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent North America United States Of America Iowa

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:

NSIDC-0199

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: TWF

Digital Transfer Option:

Online Option:

Computer Contact Information:

Network Address:

Network Resource Name: Click here.

Fees: None

Standard Order Process:

Digital Form:

Digital Transfer Information:

Format Name: Geographic Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF) (.geotiff)

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:

20130703

Metadata Review Date:

20130703

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