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Data Set ID:
AQ3_WKSM

Aquarius L3 Gridded 1-Degree Weekly Soil Moisture, Version 5

This data set contains Level-3 gridded weekly global soil moisture estimates derived from the NASA Aquarius passive microwave radiometer on the Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D).

Version Summary:

Changes in the Version 5 Aquarius L3 Gridded 1-Degree Soil Moisture Data data include:

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 Degree x 1 Degree
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 August 2011 to 7 June 2015
Temporal Resolution: 7 days
Data Format(s):
  • XML
  • HDF
Platform(s) SAC-D
Sensor(s): AQUARIUS_RADIOMETER
Version: V5
Data Contributor(s): Rajat Bindlish, Thomas Jackson

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Bindlish, R. and T. Jackson. 2018. Aquarius L3 Gridded 1-Degree Weekly Soil Moisture, Version 5. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/Aquarius/AQ3_WKSM.005?. [Date Accessed].
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