Data Set ID: 
SMAP_L4_C_ANC_BPLUT

Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) L4 Carbon Ancillary Biome Parameter Look Up Table, Version 1

This ancillary SMAP product contains biophysical characteristics (biome parameters) used to estimate carbon fluxes and soil organic carbon in the SMAP L4 Carbon algorithm. Biophysical characteristics were established from previous studies and the parameters defined for the MODIS MOD17 operation GPP algorithm. This data set was refined through regional and global comparisons and calibration of prototype SMAP L4 Carbon calculations.

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):
  • ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT > LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION > > Land Cover Classification
  • ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS > RESPIRATION RATE > > Respiration
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > ATMOSPHERIC STABILITY > Temperature
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > VAPOR PRESSURE
Data Format(s):
  • CSV
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):Kimball, J. S., L. A. Jones, N. Madani, J. Glassy, and T. Kundig.

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.

Kimball, J. S., L. A. Jones, N. Madani, J. Glassy, and T. Kundig. 2019. Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) L4 Carbon Ancillary Biome Parameter Look Up Table, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/9PIX233BG8Q5. [Date Accessed].
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