Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0165

CLPX-Ground: Ground Based Passive Microwave Radiometer (GBMR-7) Data, Version 1

This data set contains brightness temperature observations of the snow cover at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS) of the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) in Fraser, Colorado, USA.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > HUMIDITY > RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW DENSITY
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW DEPTH
  • GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > FIRN > SNOW GRAIN SIZE
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW STRATIGRAPHY
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND DIRECTION
Data Format(s):
  • PNG
  • JPEG
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 39.95, 
S: 39.95, 
E: -105.9, 
W: -105.9
Platform(s):GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):MSR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 March 2003
  • 18 February 2003 to 26 February 2003
  • 10 December 2002 to 13 December 2002
  • 1 October 2002 to 29 March 2003
  • 19 January 2002 to 21 January 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Tobias Graf, Toshio Koike, Hideyuki Fujii, Mary Brodzik, Richard Armstrong

Geographic Coverage

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Graf, T., T. Koike, H. Fujii, M. J. Brodzik, and R. Armstrong. 2003. CLPX-Ground: Ground Based Passive Microwave Radiometer (GBMR-7) Data, 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/RP8KSSYM8TT2. [Date Accessed].

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