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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).

Geographic Coverage

  • 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
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2001 to 1 August 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s): Not specified
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Brian Cosgrove, Don Cline

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.

Cosgrove, B. 2003. CLPX-Model: Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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