Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0206

SMEX02 Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Data, Iowa, Version 1

This data set contains radar backscatter measurments taken over the Soil Moisture Experiments 2002 (SMEX02) Walnut Creek Watershed area in Iowa, USA.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Parameter(s):
  • RADAR > RADAR BACKSCATTER
  • RADAR > RADAR IMAGERY
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42.389, 
S: 41.308, 
E: -93.017, 
W: -93.913
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:
  • 7.5 x 7.5
Sensor(s):AIRSAR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 July 2002 to 9 July 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Jackson, Rajat Bindlish, Rogier Van der Velde

Geographic Coverage

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Jackson, T. 2004. SMEX02 Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Data, 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/EPHBHKBQEJ09. [Date Accessed].

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