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NSIDC-0442

SMEX05 Watershed Soil Moisture Data: Iowa, 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 combines data for several parameters measured in the Walnut Creek watershed located in Iowa, USA for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2005 (SMEX05).

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.0077, S: 41.9277, E: -93.5819, W: -93.9289

Spatial Resolution:
  • 800 m x 800 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 June 2005 to 3 July 2005
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Bulk Density
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): PYROMETERS, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Michael Cosh, Thomas Jackson

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.

Cosh, M. and T. Jackson. 2010. SMEX05 Watershed Soil Moisture Data: Iowa, 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/AZ19W2E4HWDT. [Date Accessed].
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