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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0552

SMEX03 Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (2D-STAR) Brightness Temperatures, Oklahoma, 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 temperatures measured by the Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (2D-STAR) instrument. An aircraft carrying the instrument was flown over Alabama, Georgia, and Oklahoma USA as part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03).

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 35.42, S: 34.44, E: -97.7, W: -98.34

  • N: 36.87, S: 36.1, E: -97.41, W: -98.04

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 12 July 2003 to 15 July 2003
  • 10 July 2003
  • 2 July 2003
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): RADIOMETERS
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): 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.

Jackson, T., D. Ryu, and D. M. Le Vine. 2013. SMEX03 Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer (2D-STAR) Brightness Temperatures, Oklahoma, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/6GMW84FUX08X. [Date Accessed].
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