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Data Set ID:
SV12UBK

SMAPVEX12 UAVSAR Incidence-Angle Normalized Backscatter Data, Version 1

This data set contains backscatter data obtained by the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) instrument. The data were collected as part of the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment 2012 (SMAPVEX12).

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 50.01, S: 49.32, E: -97.62, W: -98.67

Spatial Resolution:
  • 6 m x 6 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 17 June 2012 to 17 July 2012
Temporal Resolution: 1 day to 6 day
Parameter(s):
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
  • Radar > Radar Cross-section > Radar Backscatter
Platform(s) G-III
Sensor(s): UAVSAR
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Xiaolan Xu

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.

Xu, X. 2014. SMAPVEX12 UAVSAR Incidence-Angle Normalized Backscatter 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/10.5067/1A09OKL9G4QW. [Date Accessed].