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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0233

SMEX02 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Iowa, Version 1

This data set includes data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) area of Iowa, USA, during June and August, 2002.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 45, S: 39, E: -89, W: -98

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2002 to 21 August 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Microwave
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
Platform(s) QUIKSCAT, SATELLITES
Sensor(s): SEAWINDS
Data Format(s):
  • GIF
  • Binary
  • MPEG
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Son Nghiem

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.

Nghiem, S. V. 2004. SMEX02 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/2ZWKUTKFY6II. [Date Accessed].
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