Data Set ID: 

SnowEx17 SnowSAR Raw FMCW Waveforms, Version 1

This data set, part of the SnowEx 2017 campaign, contains raw data captured from the SnowSAR instrument. The processed SnowSAR data are also archived at NSIDC (DOI: 10.5067/TWRTXCYBCBB8).

The SnowSAR instrument flew on the NP-3C Orion aircraft and collected data at the X (9.6 GHz) and Ku (17.25 GHz) bands. Data were captured across Colorado, including near the SnowEx 2017 Grand Mesa, Colorado study site and Vail, Colorado. Data were acquired between 16 February 2017 and 22 February 2017.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial Release

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Data: Data integrity verified

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Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 41, 
S: 37, 
E: -102.05, 
W: -109.05
Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 m x 1 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 16 February 2017 to 22 February 2017
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Karlus Macedo, Alex Coccia, Adriano Meta

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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.

Macedo, K., A. Coccia, and A. Meta. 2020. SnowEx17 SnowSAR Raw FMCW Waveforms, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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