Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0159

CLPX-Airborne: Polarimetric Ku-Band Scatterometer (POLSCAT) Data, Version 1

This data set contains Ku-band polarimetric scatterometer (POLSCAT) data collected as part of the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) to enable the development of a retrieval algorithm for snow water equivalent (SWE).

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Parameter(s):
  • RADAR > RADAR BACKSCATTER
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 40.78361, 
N: 40.56667, 
N: 40.00833, 
S: 40.575, 
S: 40.34167, 
S: 39.76694, 
E: -106.14167, 
E: -106.54167, 
E: -105.71694, 
W: -106.41694
W: -106.81694
W: -106.025
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):RADAR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 30 March 2003
  • 28 March 2003
  • 25 March 2003
  • 25 March 2002
  • 23 February 2002
  • 21 February 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Simon Yueh

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Yueh, S. 2003. CLPX-Airborne: Polarimetric Ku-Band Scatterometer (POLSCAT) Data, 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/UHA2RPUMRDJ4. [Date Accessed].

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