Data Set ID:

CLPX-Model: Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Data, Version 1

The LDAS data set contains 43 model and observation-based fields produced by the LDAS uncoupled modeling system at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center using the Mosaic Land Surface Model (LSM).

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Temporal Coverage:
  • 2001-01-01 to 2003-08-01
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Surface Radiative Properties > Albedo
  • Vegetation > Canopy Characteristics
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Evaporation
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Heat Flux
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
  • Vegetation > Leaf Characteristics
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Surface Water > Runoff
  • Precipitation > Snow
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Data Format(s):
Not specified
Data Contributor(s): Brian Cosgrove, Don Cline

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation. For more information, see Use and Copyright.

Cosgrove, B. 2003. CLPX-Model: Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Data, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Landover, Maryland USA. Goddard: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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Contact Address:
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University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA