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SnowEx20 Airborne SWESARR Brightness Temperature, Version 1

This data set contains airborne microwave brightness temperature observations from the Goddard Space Flight Center SWESARR (Snow
Water Equivalent Synthetic Aperture Radar and Radiometer) instrument during the winter (10-12 February 2020) NASA SnowEx 2020 campaign at Grand Mesa, CO.
Observations were made at three frequencies (10.65, 18.7, and 36.5 GHz; referred to as X, K, and Ka bands, respectively), at horizontal polarization with a nominal 45-degree look angle.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified

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Data Format(s):
  • CSV
Spatial Coverage:
N: 39.085, 
S: 38.987, 
E: -108.097, 
W: -108.242
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 10 February 2020 to 12 February 2020
Temporal ResolutionNot applicableMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Brucker, L., D. Hudson, P. E. Racette, and B. Osmanoglu.

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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.

Brucker, L., D. Hudson, P. E. Racette, and B. Osmanoglu. 2021. SnowEx20 Airborne SWESARR Brightness Temperature, 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/IIBT502NXDNE. [Date Accessed].

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