Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0181

CLPX-Model: Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Data, Version 1

The LDAS data set contains 43 model and observation-based fields produced by the LDAS uncoupled modeling system at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center using the Mosaic Land Surface Model (LSM).

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • SNOW/ICE > ALBEDO
  • VEGETATION > CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS
  • OCEAN HEAT BUDGET > EVAPORATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > HEAT FLUX
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > HUMIDITY
  • SURFACE THERMAL PROPERTIES > LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • VEGETATION > LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • SURFACE WATER > SURFACE WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS > RUNOFF
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW DEPTH
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42, 
S: 38.5, 
E: -104, 
W: -108.5
Platform(s):MODELS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):NOT APPLICABLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2001 to 1 August 2003
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Brian Cosgrove, Don Cline

Geographic Coverage

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.

Cosgrove, B. 2003. CLPX-Model: Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) 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/MORZ0TKWYYS4. [Date Accessed].

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