SMEX03 Vegetation Data: Georgia

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eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level Name:

SMEX03 Vegetation Data: Georgia

Contact:

Responsible Party:

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

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

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Date Stamp:

2014-12-18

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0298.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: SMEX03 Vegetation Data: Georgia
Date:
Date: 2008
Date Type:
Value: publication
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Edition Date: 2008-06-30
Identifier: NSIDC-0298
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

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

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
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Abstract:

This data set includes data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03) area of Georgia, USA between 16 June and 21 July 2003. The parameters measured were Leaf Area Index (LAI), Multispectral Radiometer (MSR) reflectance, plant height, plant density, areal wet biomass, areal dry biomass, and areal water content. Sampling was performed on fields typical of the South-Georgia Agricultural area. Sampling was concentrated in the Upper Suwannee Watershed, with a greater concentration of sites within the Little River Experimental Watershed. Data are provided in ASCII text files, 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

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Bosch, D., L. Marshall, D. Rowland, and J. Jacobs. 2008. SMEX03 Vegetation Data: Georgia. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: David Bosch
Organization Name: US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
Contact:

Contact Address:

City: Tifton
Administrative Area: GA
Postal Code: 31794
Country: USA

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Laura Marshall
Organization Name: US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
Contact:

Contact Address:

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Diane Rowland
Organization Name: US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
Contact:

Contact Address:

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: James Jacobs
Organization Name: US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
Contact:

Contact Address:

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

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

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Maintenance Information:

Maintenance and Update Frequency:

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Contact:

Responsible Party:

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

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

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Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America > Georgia
Keyword Type:
Value: place
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Reflectance
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Vegetation > Biomass
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Vegetation > Plant Characteristics
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Vegetation > Vegetation Cover
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Vegetation > Vegetation Index
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
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Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: SMEX03 > Soil Moisture Experiments in 2003
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Value: theme
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Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Project Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: AMSR-E
Keyword: Biomass
Keyword: Leaf Area Index
Keyword: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Keyword: NSIDC DAAC
Keyword: Plant Biomass
Keyword: SMEX
Keyword: Soil Moisture
Keyword: Soils Data
Keyword: Soil Water
Keyword: Soil Water Content
Keyword: Surface Soil Moisture
Keyword: Vegetation
Keyword: Vegetation Cover
Keyword: Vegetation Water Content
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

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Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

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Topic Category:

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Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -83.94
Eastbound Longitude: -83.43
Southbound Latitude: 31.2
Northbound Latitude: 31.82

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20030616
End Position: 20030721

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Distribution Information:

Distributor Information:

Distributor Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

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

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 176 KB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/AVDM/data/soil_moisture/SMEX03/Georgia/vegetation/regional/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
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Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/nsidc0298_smex03_veg_ga.gd.html
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
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Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
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Density: 176
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: LICOR PLANT CANOPY ANALYZER
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: RADIOMETERS
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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