Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0293

SMEX03 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN): Alabama, Version 1

This data set includes soil moisture measurements for the Georgia study region and is part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03).

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > HUMIDITY > RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  • SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
  • SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SOLAR RADIATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND DIRECTION
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 35.13, 
S: 34.43, 
E: -86.1, 
W: -87
Platform(s):GROUND STATIONS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):ANEMOMETERS, HUMIDITY SENSORS, PRESSURE SENSORS, PYRANOMETERS, RAIN GAUGES, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, THERMISTORS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2003 to 31 July 2003
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 day, 1 hourMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Jackson, Michael Cosh, Tommy Coleman, Charles Laymon, William Crosson

Geographic Coverage

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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.

Jackson, T., M. Cosh, T. Coleman, C. Laymon, and W. Crosson. 2006. SMEX03 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN): Alabama, 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/HOOSSU1KAQUT. [Date Accessed].

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