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SMEX03 Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Data: Oklahoma, Version 1

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This data set contains radar soil moisture measurements taken over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03) regional study areas in Oklahoma, USA. The Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) instrument was mounted on a DC-8 aircraft that flew over the area six days during the study period.

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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 37.02, S: 34.37, E: -97.43, W: -98.39

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 2003-07-03 to 2003-07-12
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
  • Radar > Radar Imagery
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Sensor(s): AIRSAR
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
  • JPEG
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Rajat Bindlish, Rogier Van der Velde

Data Citation

As a condition of using this 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., R. Bindlish, and R. Van der Velde. 2009. SMEX03 Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Data: Oklahoma, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. [Date Accessed].

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