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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0186

SMEX02 Tower-Based Radiometric Surface Temperature, Walnut Creek, Iowa, Version 1

This data set includes air temperature, vapor pressure, wind speed, and brightness temperatures taken at 12 flux towers as part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02).

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42, S: 41.9, E: -93.4, W: -93.5

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 June 2003 to 12 July 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
  • Infrared Wavelengths > Brightness Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
  • Atmospheric Winds > Vertical Wind Motion
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor
Platform(s) FIELD SURVEYS
Sensor(s): INFRARED RADIOMETERS, INFRARED THERMOMETERS, THERMOMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
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 Tower-Based Radiometric Surface Temperature, Walnut Creek, Iowa, 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/BJZU6IV9HUTE. [Date Accessed].