Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0411

SMEX04 Soil Moisture Network Data: Sonora, Version 1

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This data set combines data for several parameters from in situ measurements for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2004 (SMEX04) in Sonora, Mexico.

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Parameter(s):
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION RATE
  • SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
  • SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 31.2839, 
S: 29.0287, 
E: -109.7324, 
W: -111.0749
Platform(s):GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Spatial Resolution:
  • 75 km x 50 km
Sensor(s):RAIN GAUGES, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, VOLTAGE METERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2004 to 31 August 2004
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution30 minute, 20 minuteMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Enrique Vivoni, Christopher Watts, Luis Mendez-Barroso, Julio Rodríguez

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Vivoni, E. R., C. J. Watts, F. Rodriguez-Morales, and L. Mendez-Barroso. 2009. SMEX04 Soil Moisture Network Data: Sonora, 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/ECC8AVHJZH0R. [Date Accessed].

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