FTP Data Distribution is no longer available for this data set. The NASA NSIDC DAAC now distributes data through HTTPS, which requires users to log in with an Earthdata Login username and password. Data will continue to be available free of charge.

Get Data

DOWNLOADING DATA VIA HTTPS

To learn more about Earthdata Login and to register for an account, please see How to Register with Earthdata Login. Once you have logged in, data can be downloaded via a Web browser, command line, or client. For help with downloading data, please see Options Available for Bulk Downloading Data from HTTPS with Earthdata Login.

HTTPS

Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0142

SMEX02 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Station 2031, Ames, Iowa, Version 1

This data set provides data from various sensors on the Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) station number 2031, located near Ames, Iowa, USA.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Winds
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
  • Precipitation
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.1, S: 42.1, E: -93.85, W: -93.85

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2002 to 31 August 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Platform(s) ARWS, WEATHER STATIONS
Sensor(s): AERS, BAROMETERS, HUMIDITY SENSORS, PAR SENSORS, SOIL HEAT PROBE, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL SAMPLER, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, WET/DRY PRECIPITATION SAMPLERS, WIND PROFILERS
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Jackson, Michael Cosh
Data Citation

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.

Jackson, T. 2003. SMEX02 Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Station 2031, Ames, Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/Z0HKNKTVBXM0. [Date Accessed].
No technical references available for this data set.
No FAQs or How Tos available for this data set.

Access complete Knowledge Base

Questions? Please contact:
NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org