Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0439

SMEX04 Soil Characteristics Data: Sonora, Version 1

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This SMEX04 soil characteristics data set contains data for Sonora, Mexico as part of the 2004 Soil Moisture Experiment (SMEX04). The data were extracted from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) digital soil map of the world.

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Parameter(s):
  • SOILS > SOIL POROSITY > Soil Porosity
  • SOILS > SOIL TEXTURE > Soil Texture
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 33, 
S: 29, 
E: -108, 
W: -113
Platform(s):MODELS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):NOT APPLICABLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2004
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Rajat Bindlish, Thomas Jackson

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Bindlish, R. and T. Jackson. 2009. SMEX04 Soil Characteristics 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/10.5067/0JRR5RV5FVFV. [Date Accessed].

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