Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0232

SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), Iowa, Version 1

This data set contains measurements collected from flights conducted in June and July 2002 over the Walnut Creek watershed in central Iowa, USA.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE
  • ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN COMPOUNDS > ATMOSPHERIC OZONE
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS > FLIGHT LEVEL WINDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > HEAT FLUX
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > NET RADIATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
  • VEGETATION > VEGETATION INDEX
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > WIND PROFILES
Data Format(s):
  • Excel
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42, 
S: 41.85, 
E: -93.5, 
W: -93.9
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):ALTIMETERS, CO2 ANALYZERS, OMI, OXYGEN ANALYZERS, TEMPERATURE SENSORS, WIND PROFILERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 June 2002 to 6 July 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Ian MacPherson, Mengitsu Wolde

Geographic Coverage

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MacPherson, I. 2004. SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), 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/HX0S0ONCL8Y6. [Date Accessed].

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