Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0183

SMEX02 Passive and Active L and S band System (PALS) Data, Version 1

This data set contains calibrated sensor measurements acquired by the Passive and Active L- and S-band (PALS) airborne microwave sensor during the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02).

This is the most recent version of these data.

Parameter(s):
  • MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
  • RADAR > RADAR BACKSCATTER
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 41.9952, 
S: 41.9213, 
E: -93.4013, 
W: -93.775
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):INFRARED RADIOMETERS, RADAR, RADIOMETERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 June 2002 to 8 July 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Eni Njoku, William Wilson, Simon Yueh, Steven Dinardo

Geographic Coverage

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Njoku, E. G. 2003. SMEX02 Passive and Active L and S band System (PALS) 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/D7IROA0Q6JEQ. [Date Accessed].

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