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SMAPVEX12 Surface Roughness Data for Forest Area, Version 1

This data set contains surface roughness data collected at several forested sites as a part of the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment 2012 (SMAPVEX12).

Geographic Coverage

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

Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 m
  • 3 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 7 June 2012 to 19 July 2012
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Topography > Surface Roughness > RMS of Surface Height Variation
  • Topography > Surface Roughness > Surface Correlation Length
Sensor(s): CAMERAS
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Ramata Magagi

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.

Magagi, R. 2014. SMAPVEX12 Surface Roughness Data for Forest Area, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].