As noted on the Data Fields Web page, the soil moisture data are scaled. Thus, you will need to multiply the data by 0.001 to obtain soil moisture in g cm-3.
Yes. NSIDC will have a booth in the exhibit hall (#2444) where you can speak with NSIDC staff, gather information on our data holdings, and pick up some souvenirs. Several NSIDC staff will also be presenting their research through posters… Read more »
Each frequency is looking at a different size footprint. Each frequency has its own feedhorn, and is thus susceptible to independent pointing errors. The most important benefit of resampling (or smoothing) is to create a suite of frequencies that are… Read more »
No. The data variables are named differently in the HDF files than they are in the binary files. Thus, there are separate Data Dictionaries for these two file types.
In most Web browsers, you can use the tar-on-the-fly capability by simply appending a .tar extension to the directory name in the FTP address. For example, to download all of the northern hemisphere files from the following FTP site, append… Read more »