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SMEX04 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data, Arizona, Version 1

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This data set includes brightness temperature and soil moisture data acquired with the Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) instrument, an airborne microwave imaging radiometer developed and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Technology Laboratory.

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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 32.1294, S: 31.40988, E: -109.65368, W: -110.29512

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 2004-08-05 to 2004-08-26
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Sensor(s): PSR
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Rajat Bindlish, Albin Gasiewski, Marian Klein, Boba Stankov

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, A. J. Gasiewski, M. Klein, and B. Stankov. 2009. SMEX04 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data, Arizona, 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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