Data Set ID: 
SMAP_L1_L3_ANC_SATELLITE

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

This ancillary SMAP product contains two dynamic data sets describing 1) the attitude and 2) the trajectory of the SMAP satellite. The data files are generated using quaternions from the SMAP spacecraft and inputs from earth receiving stations, respectively.

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):
  • PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS > ATTITUDE CHARACTERISTICS
  • PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS > ORBITAL CHARACTERISTICS
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 86.4, 
S: -86.4, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):SMAP
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 Satellite 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/T5MXF865107T. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.

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