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SMAPVEX16 Iowa Manual ThetaProbe Soil Moisture, Version 1

These data consist of calibrated soil moisture sensor measurements recorded by manual sampling teams at the field sites of SMAPVEX16-Iowa during two intensive observation periods in June and August of 2016. The sites were located throughout an experiment domain of about 30 km by 40 km approximately 30 km north of Ames, Iowa.

This is the most recent version of these data.

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First public data release.

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Data Format(s):
  • CSV
Spatial Coverage:
N: 42.64, 
S: 42.39, 
E: -93.19, 
W: -93.57
Spatial Resolution:Not applicableSensor(s):SOIL MOISTURE PROBE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 31 May 2016 to 5 August 2016
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Cosh, M.

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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.

Cosh, M. 2021. SMAPVEX16 Iowa Manual ThetaProbe Soil Moisture, 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/QUZD7OEEVRFZ. [Date Accessed].

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