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SMEX04 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Data: Arizona

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Metadata Entity Set Information:

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
CodeList: MD_CharacterSetCode

Hierarchy Level:

Value: dataset
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Hierarchy Level Name:

SMEX04 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Data: Arizona

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:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Date Stamp:

2014-07-24

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0385.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: SMEX04 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Data: Arizona
Date:
Date: 2009
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2009-04-20
Identifier: NSIDC-0385
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
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

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 contains measurements taken during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2004 (SMEX04) from 1 July 2004 to 30 September 2004 at a Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) station in southern Arizona, USA. The SCAN station houses numerous sensors which were used to automatically record the data, including global precipitation sensors, thermistors, thin film capacitance-type sensors, anemometers, pyranometers, pressure sensors, and frequency-shift dielectric measuring devices. The data include hourly and daily recordings of precipitation, air temperature, solar radiation, wind speed, relative humidity, soil moisture, and soil temperature. Data are available in two tab-delimited ASCII text files: one containing hourly data and one containing daily data. The total volume for this data set is approximately 400 KB. Data 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.

Jackson, T. and M. Cosh. 2009. SMEX04 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Data: Arizona. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Status:

Value: complete
CodeList: MD_ProgressCode

Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Thomas Jackson
Organization Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 301 504-8511

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
City: Beltsville
Administrative Area: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
Email: tjackson@hydrolab.arsusda.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Thomas Jackson
Organization Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 301 504-8511

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: USDA ARS Hydrology Lab
City: Beltsville
Administrative Area: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
Email: tjackson@hydrolab.arsusda.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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 x

Contact Address:

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

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Michael Cosh
Organization Name: United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 301 504-6461 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Bldg. 007, Rm. 104, BARC-West
City: Beltsville
Administrative Area: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
Email: mcosh@hydrolab.arsusda.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Michael Cosh
Organization Name: United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 301 504-6461 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Bldg. 007, Rm. 104, BARC-West
City: Beltsville
Administrative Area: MD
Postal Code: 20705
Country: USA
Email: mcosh@hydrolab.arsusda.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Maintenance Information:

Maintenance and Update Frequency:

Value: asNeeded
CodeList: MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode

Update Scope:

Value: dataset
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Value: series
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Value: attribute
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

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:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America > Arizona
Keyword Type:
Value: place
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

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

Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Agriculture > Soils > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Incoming Solar Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Incoming Solar Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Solar Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Solar Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Soils > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Soils > Soil Temperature
Keyword Type:
Value: discipline
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

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

Keyword: SMEX04 > Soil Moisture Experiments in 2004
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

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

Keywords

Keyword: Air Temperature
Keyword: Air Temperatures
Keyword: AMSR-E
Keyword: Atmospheric Pressure
Keyword: DAAC
Keyword: Daily Air Temperatures
Keyword: Ground Temperature
Keyword: Humidity
Keyword: Hydrology
Keyword: Land Surface Temperature
Keyword: Near-surface Air Temperatures
Keyword: NSIDC
Keyword: NSIDC DAAC
Keyword: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
Keyword: Precipitation Accumulation
Keyword: Precipitation Amount
Keyword: Radiation
Keyword: Relative Humidity
Keyword: SMEX
Keyword: Soil Moisture
Keyword: Soil Temperature
Keyword: Soil Temperatures
Keyword: Solar Radiation
Keyword: Surface Soil Moisture
Keyword: Surface Temperature
Keyword: Surface Temperatures
Keyword: Temperature
Keyword: Temperature Profiles
Keyword: Wind Direction
Keyword: Wind Speed
Keyword: Wind Velocity
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

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Use Constraints:

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Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
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Topic Category:

Value: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
CodeList: MD_topicCategoryCode

Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -110.05
Eastbound Longitude: -110.05
Southbound Latitude: 31.73
Northbound Latitude: 31.73

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20040701
End Position: 20040930

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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 4 to 400 KB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/AVDM/data/soil_moisture/SMEX04/Arizona/ground_soil_moisture/SCAN/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/nsidc0385_smex04_scan_az/pdfs/nsidc0385_smex04_scan_az.pdf
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
CodeList: MD_MediumNameCode
Density: 4
Density Units: o 400 KB
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: ANEMOMETERS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: HUMIDITY SENSORS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: PRESSURE SENSORS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: PYRANOMETERS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: RAIN GAUGES
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: SOIL MOISTURE PROBE
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: THERMISTORS
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: GROUND STATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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