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SMEX02 Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Data, Iowa, Version 1

This data set contains radar backscatter measurments taken over the Soil Moisture Experiments 2002 (SMEX02) Walnut Creek Watershed area in Iowa, USA.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.389, S: 41.308, E: -93.017, W: -93.913

Spatial Resolution:
  • 7.5 x 7.5
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 July 2002 to 9 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
  • Radar > Radar Imagery
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): AIRSAR
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Rajat Bindlish, Rogier Van der Velde

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. 2004. SMEX02 Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Data, Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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