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SNEX20_BSU_CMP_SWE

SnowEx20 Grand Mesa IOP BSU 1 GHz Multi-polarization GPR CMP Snow Water Equivalent, Version 1

This data set was collected during the SnowEx 2020 Intensive Observation Period (IOP) in Grand Mesa, Colorado. These data contain snow water equivalent (SWE) estimates. SWE is derived from Sensors & Software pulseEKKO PRO 1 GHz multi-polarization ground penetrating radar (GPR) two-way travel times.
Data were collected at three locations around Grand Mesa IOP snow pits 2N12 and 1S8 (see DOI: 10.5067/DUD2VZEVBJ7S for more details on Grand Mesa IOP snow pits). Data at snow pit 2N12 were acquired on the groomed snowmobile road (CMP1), in the fresh snow behind the snow pit wall (CMP2), and in the right rut of the SUSV track (CMP3). Data at snow pit 1S8 were acquired in the right rut of the SUSV track (CMP1), in the left rut of the SUSV track (CMP2), and in the fresh snow behind the snow pit wall (CMP3).
The raw version of these data (DOI: 10.5067/CL5ZRBCEF8G3) are also archived at NSIDC.

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Parameter(s):
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT
Data Format(s):
  • PNG
  • CSV
Spatial Coverage:
N: 39.02, 
N: 39.02, 
S: 39.02, 
S: 39.02, 
E: -108.19, 
E: -108.19, 
W: -108.19
W: -108.19
Platform(s):GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Spatial Resolution:Not applicableSensor(s):GPR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 31 January 2020 to 1 February 2020
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot applicableMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Tate Meehan

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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.

Meehan, T. G. 2021. SnowEx20 Grand Mesa IOP BSU 1 GHz Multi-polarization GPR CMP Snow Water Equivalent, 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/SOFEX3867ECJ. [Date Accessed].

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