Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0186

SMEX02 Tower-Based Radiometric Surface Temperature, Walnut Creek, Iowa, Version 1

This data set includes air temperature, vapor pressure, wind speed, and brightness temperatures taken at 12 flux towers as part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02).

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
  • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
  • MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > VERTICAL WIND MOTION
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR PROFILES > WATER VAPOR
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42, 
S: 41.9, 
E: -93.4, 
W: -93.5
Platform(s):FIELD SURVEYS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):INFRARED RADIOMETERS, INFRARED THERMOMETERS, THERMOMETERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 June 2003 to 12 July 2003
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Jackson, Michael Cosh

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Jackson, T. and M. Cosh. 2003. SMEX02 Tower-Based Radiometric Surface Temperature, Walnut Creek, 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/BJZU6IV9HUTE. [Date Accessed].

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