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Data Set:
SMAP L3 Radar Northern Hemisphere Daily 3 km EASE-Grid Freeze/Thaw State, Version 3
Data Set ID:
SPL3FTA
Data Set Summary:
This Level-3 (L3) product provides a daily composite of Northern Hemisphere landscape freeze/thaw conditions retrieved by the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) radar from 6:00 a.m. descending and 6:00 p.m. ascending half-orbit passes. SMAP L-band backscatter data are used to derive freeze/thaw data, which are then resampled to an Earth-fixed, Northern Hemisphere azimuthal 3 km Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid, Version 2.0 (EASE-Grid 2.0).