Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0142

SMEX02 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Station 2031, Ames, Iowa, Version 1

This data set provides data from various sensors on the Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) station number 2031, located near Ames, Iowa, USA.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

initial release

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Data: Data integrity verified

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > HUMIDITY
  • SURFACE THERMAL PROPERTIES > LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
  • SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • FROZEN GROUND > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SOLAR RADIATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42.1, 
S: 42.1, 
E: -93.85, 
W: -93.85
Platform(s):ARWS, WEATHER STATIONS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):AERS, BAROMETERS, HUMIDITY SENSORS, PAR SENSORS, SOIL HEAT PROBE, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL SAMPLER, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, WET/DRY PRECIPITATION SAMPLERS, WIND PROFILERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2002 to 31 August 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Jackson, Michael Cosh

Geographic Coverage

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Jackson, T. 2003. SMEX02 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Station 2031, Ames, Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/Z0HKNKTVBXM0. [Date Accessed].

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