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Data Set ID:
SV12PLTB

SMAPVEX12 PALS Brightness Temperature Data, Version 1

This data set contains brightness temperatures obtained by the Passive Active L-band System (PALS) aircraft instrument. The data were collected as part of SMAPVEX12, the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment 2012.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

Spatial Resolution:
  • 500 m to 1500 m x 500 m to 1500 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 7 June 2012 to 19 July 2012
Temporal Resolution: 1 day to 4 day
Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
  • Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): PALS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Andreas Colliander

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.

Colliander, A. 2014. SMAPVEX12 PALS Brightness Temperature Data, 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/WA6QS88P2AP5. [Date Accessed].
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