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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0434

SMEX04 Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (2D-STAR) Brightness Temperatures, Arizona, Version 1

Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited.

This data set includes dual-polarized L-band brightness temperature and soil moisture data measured by the Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (2D-STAR) instrument.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 32.1, S: 29.6, E: -109.6, W: -110.2

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 8 August 2004
  • 24 August 2004 to 26 August 2004
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): RADIOMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Version:
V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, David Le Vine, Dongryeol Ryu

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., D. Ryu, and D. M. Le Vine. 2009. SMEX04 Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (2D-STAR) Brightness Temperatures, Arizona, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/TCLQAIQ7Y5GS. [Date Accessed].

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