The Vegetation Water Content (VWC) Map for the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment 2012 (SMAPVEX12) was derived by calculating Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI) from SPOT and RapidEye satellite overpasses. In addition, samples from a range of vegetation types were used to compare VWC and NDVI to the satellite imagery.
SMAPVEX12 Vegetation Water Content Map, Version 1
|Temporal Resolution:||1 day|
|Data Contributor(s):||Michael Cosh|
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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.Cosh, M. 2014. SMAPVEX12 Vegetation Water Content Map, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/4C7MN0KJILTI. [Date Accessed].