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SMEX05 Surface Roughness 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 includes surface roughness parameters measured in the Walnut Creek watershed area of Iowa, USA for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2005 (SMEX05). Soil surface roughness photos were taken and roughness coefficients were calculated as part of the experiment site characterization protocol.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.01, S: 41.92, E: -93.58, W: -93.92

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 16 June 2005 to 5 July 2005
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Topography > Surface Roughness
Sensor(s): CAMERAS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Lynn McKee, Michael Cosh

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., L. McKee, and M. Cosh. 2010. SMEX05 Surface Roughness Data: Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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