Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0557

SMEX04 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Data, Sonora, Version 1

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This data set includes brightness temperature and soil moisture data acquired with the Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) instrument, an airborne microwave imaging radiometer developed and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Technology Laboratory.

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Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 30.56124, 
S: 29.69284, 
E: -110.22005, 
W: -110.77258
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):PSR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 5 August 2004 to 26 August 2004
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Jackson, Rajat Bindlish, Albin Gasiewski, Marian Klein, Boba Stankov

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Jackson, T., R. Bindlish, A. J. Gasiewski, M. Klein, and B. Stankov. 2013. SMEX04 Aircraft Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) 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/ZX0GA2TYWNX4. [Date Accessed].

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