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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0184

SMEX02 Iowa Satellite Vegetation and Water Index (NDVI and NDWI) Data, Version 1

This data set consists of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI) data, derived from Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) and Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) imagery.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.732, S: 41.694, E: -93.161, W: -93.827

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 6 June 2002 to 17 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Vegetation > Biomass
  • Soils > Soil Bulk Density
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Vegetation > Vegetation Cover
  • Vegetation > Vegetation Index
Platform(s) LANDSAT-5, LANDSAT-7
Sensor(s): ETM+, TM
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Michael Cosh

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.

Jackson, T. and M. Cosh. 2003. SMEX02 Iowa Satellite Vegetation and Water Index (NDVI and NDWI) Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/2R7KUXDQ3S44. [Date Accessed].