Data Sets

Study area

CLPX Study Area Map. See high-resolution map. Map courtesy of NSIDC.

Satellite Data Sets

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Resolution Parameter(s)
CLPX-Satellite: AMSR-E Brightness Temperature Grids, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2003/02/01 to 2003/05/31 BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, MICROWAVE IMAGERY, MICROWAVE RADIANCE
CLPX-Satellite: AVHRR/HRPT Brightness Temperatures and Reflectances, Version 1 N: 42.05, S: 38.45, E: -103.95, W: -108.55 2001/11/09 to 2003/06/26 INFRARED IMAGERY, VISIBLE IMAGERY
CLPX-Satellite: EO-1 Hyperion Surface Reflectance, Snow-Covered Area, and Grain Size, Version 1 N: 40.3, S: 39.6, E: -105.7, W: -106 2002/02/15
2002/03/19
REFLECTANCE, SNOW COVER, SNOW GRAIN SIZE
CLPX-Satellite: Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery, Version 1 N: 41.3098, S: 39.34853, E: -104.51927, W: -107.23799 2001/11/10 to 2003/01/09 INFRARED IMAGERY, INFRARED RADIANCE, REFLECTED INFRARED, THERMAL INFRARED, VISIBLE IMAGERY, VISIBLE RADIANCE
CLPX-Satellite: MODIS Radiances, Reflectances, Snow Cover and Related Grids, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2002/02/15 to 2002/05/15
2003/02/15 to 2003/05/15
EMISSIVITY, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE, REFLECTANCE, SNOW COVER, SNOW/ICE, VEGETATION INDEX, VISIBLE IMAGERY, VISIBLE RADIANCE
CLPX-Satellite: Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) Products, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2002/02/15 to 2002/05/15
2003/02/15 to 2003/05/15
ALBEDO, VISIBLE RADIANCE
CLPX-Satellite: SSM/I Brightness Temperature Grids, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2002/02/01 to 2002/05/31
2003/02/01 to 2003/05/31
UTM25000 BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, MICROWAVE IMAGERY, MICROWAVE RADIANCE

Model Data Sets

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Resolution Parameter(s)
CLPX NCAR Data Analysis and Numerical Modeling, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2001/10/01 to 2003/06/30 AIR TEMPERATURE, SURFACE WINDS
CLPX NOAA FSL Rapid Update Cycle 20 km (RUC-20) Dataset, Version 1 N: 54, S: 24, E: 66, W: -126 2002/09/30 to 2003/09/30 ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC WINDS, CLOUD HEIGHT, GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT, NET RADIATION, POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE, PRECIPITATION, RUNOFF, SNOW ENERGY BALANCE, SOILS, SPECIFIC HUMIDITY, SURFACE PRESSURE
CLPX-Model: Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Data, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2001/01/01 to 2003/08/01 AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION, ATMOSPHERIC WINDS, CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS, HUMIDITY, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE, PRECIPITATION AMOUNT, RUNOFF, SNOW/ICE, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SURFACE PRESSURE, VEGETATION INDEX
CLPX-Model: Local Analysis and Prediction System: 4-D Atmospheric Analyses, Version 1 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2001/09/01 to 2003/08/31 1 hour AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR, CLOUDS, DEW POINT TEMPERATURE, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE, SNOW/ICE, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SURFACE PRESSURE, SURFACE WINDS, THERMAL INFRARED, VISIBILITY, WIND DYNAMICS
CLPX-Model: Rapid Update Cycle 40km (RUC-40) Model Output Reduced Data, Version 1 N: 42.568, S: 38.394, E: -103.971, W: -108.615 2002/10/01 to 2003/06/30 40 km 1 minute ATMOSPHERIC WINDS, CLOUDS, GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT, HEAT FLUX, NET RADIATION, PRECIPITATION, SNOW/ICE, SOILS, SPECIFIC HUMIDITY, SURFACE PRESSURE, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, SURFACE WATER CHEMISTRY

Ground Data Sets

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Resolution Parameter(s)
CLPX-Ground: Ground Based Passive Microwave Radiometer (GBMR-7) Data, Version 1 N: 39.95, S: 39.95, E: -105.9, W: -105.9 2002/01/19 to 2002/01/21
2002/10/01 to 2003/03/29
2002/12/10 to 2002/12/13
2003/02/18 to 2003/02/26
2003/03/25
AIR TEMPERATURE, BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION, PRECIPITATION AMOUNT, RELATIVE HUMIDITY, SNOW COVER, SNOW DENSITY, SNOW GRAIN SIZE, SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE, SNOW STRATIGRAPHY, WIND DIRECTION, WIND SPEED
CLPX-Ground: Ground-Based Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) Radar, Version 1 N: 40.6449, S: 39.828, E: -105.7681, W: -106.6788 2002/02/19 to 2002/03/26
2003/02/19 to 2003/03/29
RADAR REFLECTIVITY, SNOW COVER, SNOW DEPTH
CLPX-Ground: Ground-Based Infrared Images of the LSOS Site, Version 1 N: 39.9066, S: 39.9066, E: -105.8829, W: -105.8829 2003/03/26 to 2003/03/30
2002/03/28 to 2002/03/30
2002/02/18 to 2002/02/22
ALBEDO, CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS, INFRARED IMAGERY, INFRARED RADIANCE, LONGWAVE RADIATION, NET RADIATION, OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION, SHORTWAVE RADIATION, THERMAL INFRARED
CLPX-Ground: Ground-based L and Ku band polarimetric scatterometry, Version 1 N: 39.95, S: 39.95, E: -105.9, W: -105.9 2003/03/26 to 2003/03/30
2003/02/17 to 2003/02/26
MICROWAVE RADIANCE, RADAR BACKSCATTER, RETURN POWER, SNOW, SNOW COVER, SNOW DEPTH
CLPX-Ground: ISA Corner Site Meteorological Data, Version 1 N: 41, S: 39.5, E: -105, W: -107.5 2002/09/01 to 2003/10/31 AIR TEMPERATURE, RELATIVE HUMIDITY, SNOW DEPTH, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SOIL TEMPERATURE, WIND DIRECTION TENDENCY, WIND SPEED
CLPX-Ground: ISA Main Meteorological Data, Version 1 N: 41, S: 39.5, E: -105, W: -107.5 2002/09/20 to 2003/10/01 AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS, NET RADIATION, PRECIPITATION AMOUNT, RELATIVE HUMIDITY, SNOW DENSITY, SNOW DEPTH, SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SOIL TEMPERATURE, WIND DIRECTION, WIND SPEED
CLPX-Ground: ISA Snow Depth Transects and Related Measurements, Version 2 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2002/02/19 to 2002/02/24
2003/03/26 to 2003/03/31
2003/02/20 to 2003/02/25
2002/03/25 to 2002/03/30
CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS, SNOW COVER, SNOW DEPTH, SOIL TEMPERATURE, SURFACE ROUGHNESS
CLPX-Ground: ISA Snow Pit Measurements, Version 2 N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5 2002/02/19 to 2002/03/30 SNOW DENSITY, SNOW DEPTH, SNOW/ICE, SNOW/ICE CHEMISTRY, SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE, SNOW STRATIGRAPHY, SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT, SURFACE ROUGHNESS
CLPX-Ground: ISA Soil Moisture Measurements, Version 1 N: 40.8, S: 40.625, E: -106.15, W: -106.4
N: 40.6, S: 40.375, E: -106.2, W: -106.8
N: 40, S: 39.8, E: -105.7, W: -106
2001/09/01 to 2003/04/30 SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
CLPX-Ground: Micrometeorological Data at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS), Version 1 N: 39.90661, S: 0, E: 0, W: -105.88294 2002/11/06 to 2003/05/29 AIR TEMPERATURE, HEAT FLUX, HUMIDITY, SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE, SOIL HEAT BUDGET, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SOIL TEMPERATURE
CLPX-Ground: Micrometeorological Measurements Over Snow, Ground-Based, Version 1 2001/12/01 to 2002/03/27
2002/11/20 to 2003/03/24
AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE, HUMIDITY, NET RADIATION, PRECIPITATION RATE, SNOW DEPTH, SOIL HEAT BUDGET, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SOIL TEMPERATURE, SURFACE PRESSURE, SURFACE WINDS
CLPX-Ground: Micrometeorological Measurements Over Snow, Tower Mounted, Version 1 N: 40.78361, S: 40.575, E: -106.14167, W: -106.41694 AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE, HUMIDITY, NET RADIATION, PRECIPITATION RATE, SNOW DEPTH, SOIL HEAT BUDGET, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT, SOIL TEMPERATURE, SURFACE PRESSURE, SURFACE WINDS
CLPX-Ground: Snow Measurements at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS), Version 1 N: 39.95, S: 39.95, E: -105.9, W: -105.9 2002/02/22 to 2002/02/23
2002/03/25 to 2002/03/30
2003/02/19 to 2003/02/20
2003/03/24 to 2003/03/30
SNOW COVER, SNOW DENSITY, SNOW DEPTH, SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT
CLPX-Ground: Sub-Canopy Energetics at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS), Version 1 N: 39.9038, S: 39.9038, E: -105.883, W: -105.883 2001/11/01 to 2003/03/31 CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS, LONGWAVE RADIATION, SOLAR RADIATION
CLPX-Ground: University of Michigan Ground-Based Microwave Radiometer, Version 1 N: 39.903611, S: 39.903611, E: -105.883056, W: -105.883056 2003/03/24 to 2003/04/02 BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE

Airborne Data Sets

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Resolution Parameter(s)
CLPX Airborne Gamma Snow and Soil Moisture Surveys, Version 1 N: 41, S: 39.5, E: -105, W: -107.5 2001/09/20 to 2001/09/22
2002/02/19 to 2002/02/23
2002/09/17
2003/02/19 to 2003/02/21
2003/03/25 to 2003/03/31
SNOW COVER, SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
CLPX Airborne: Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) Data, Version 1 N: 41, S: 39.7, E: -105.5, W: -107 2002/04/04 to 2002/04/08
2002/03/25 to 2002/04/01
2002/02/19 to 2002/02/20
REFLECTANCE, SNOW COVER, SNOW GRAIN SIZE
CLPX-Airborne: Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR) Imagery, Version 1 N: 40.7, S: 39.9, E: -105.9, W: -106.7 2003/03/28 to 2003/03/30
2003/03/26
2003/03/25
2002/09/17
2002/02/22 to 2002/02/24
2002/02/21
2002/02/19
2002/03/25
RADAR IMAGERY
CLPX-Airborne: Infrared Orthophotography and Lidar Topographic Mapping, Version 1 N: 41, S: 39.5, E: -105, W: -107.5 2003/09/18 to 2003/09/19
2003/04/08 to 2003/04/09
LIDAR BACKSCATTER, TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF MAPS
CLPX-Airborne: Micrometeorological Measurements Over Snow, Airborne, Version 1 2002/11/01 to 2003/03/31 AIR TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS, CARBON DIOXIDE, HUMIDITY, LONGWAVE RADIATION, NET RADIATION, OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION, PRECIPITATION AMOUNT, SHORTWAVE RADIATION, WATER VAPOR PROFILES
CLPX-Airborne: Multiband Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer (PSR) Imagery, Version 1 N: 41, S: 39.6, E: -105.2, W: -107.4 2003/03/25 to 2003/03/31
2003/02/22 to 2003/02/25
2002/02/19 to 2002/02/21
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, MICROWAVE IMAGERY
CLPX-Airborne: Polarimetric Ku-Band Scatterometer (POLSCAT) Data, Version 1 N: 40.78361, S: 40.575, E: -106.14167, W: -106.41694
N: 40.56667, S: 40.34167, E: -106.54167, W: -106.81694
N: 40.00833, S: 39.76694, E: -105.71694, W: -106.025
2003/03/30
2003/03/28
2003/03/25
2002/03/25
2002/02/23
2002/02/21
RADAR BACKSCATTER