Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0442

SMEX05 Watershed Soil Moisture Data: Iowa, Version 1

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This data set combines data for several parameters measured in the Walnut Creek watershed located in Iowa, USA for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2005 (SMEX05).

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Parameter(s):
  • Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Bulk Density
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42.0077, 
S: 41.9277, 
E: -93.5819, 
W: -93.9289
Platform(s):GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Spatial Resolution:
  • 800 m x 800 m
Sensor(s):PYROMETERS, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 June 2005 to 3 July 2005
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Michael Cosh, Thomas Jackson

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Cosh, M. and T. Jackson. 2010. SMEX05 Watershed Soil Moisture 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/AZ19W2E4HWDT. [Date Accessed].

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