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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0278

SMEX02 Land Surface Information: Soils Database, Version 1

This data set includes soil moisture data for the following 10 Iowa counties: Boone, Dallas, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Story, and Wright. These data were created by appending existing county digital soils data provided by the Iowa Cooperative Soil Survey (ICCS) and clipping them by the SMEX02 project area boundary.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.73229, S: 41.69459, E: -93.16104, W: -93.84162

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 June 2002 to 12 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Boundaries > Boundary Surveys
  • Land Use/Land Cover > Land Use Classes
  • Soils > Soil Classification
Platform(s) AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, MAPS
Sensor(s): CAMERAS
Data Format(s):
  • ESRI Shapefile
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Douglas Miller

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.

Miller, D. 2006. SMEX02 Land Surface Information: Soils Database, 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/RS5JQW0QA5XG. [Date Accessed].
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