Data Set ID: 
SMAP_L1_L3_ANC_NOAA

Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) L1-L3 Ancillary NOAA Data, Version 1

This ancillary SMAP product contains six dynamic data sets originally produced by NOAA or NOAA-affiliated organizations.
1) NCEP Geophysical Forecast System modeled data provided in 6-hour time steps
2) Daily Reynolds Sea Surface Temperature data
3) Snow Cover data from NOAA Interactive Multisensor Snow and Ice Mapping System
4) NOAA Solar Radio Flux
5) GPS-derived total electron content used to compute the Faraday rotation correction for the SMAP radar
6) Instantaneous wave height measures

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

BASIC Level of Service

Data: Data integrity verified

Documentation: Key metadata and links to supporting documentation available

User Support: Assistance with data access and basic data usage

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Parameter(s):
  • SEA ICE > SEA ICE CONCENTRATION > ICE FRACTION > > SEA ICE
  • OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • OCEAN WAVES > SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
  • SOLAR ACTIVITY > SOLAR RADIO WAVE EMISSIONS
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 86.4, 
S: -86.4, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):NOT APPLICABLE
Spatial Resolution:Not applicableSensor(s):NOT APPLICABLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 31 January 2015
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot applicableMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Peng, J., P. Mohammed, J. Chaubell, S. Chan, S. Kim, N. Das, S. Dunbar, R. Bindlish, and X. Xu.

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.

Peng, J., P. Mohammed, J. Chaubell, S. Chan, S. Kim, N. Das, S. Dunbar, R. Bindlish, and X. Xu. 2019. Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) L1-L3 Ancillary NOAA Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/6PD81ZNAOGMN. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.

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