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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0232

SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), Iowa, Version 1

This data set contains measurements collected from flights conducted in June and July 2002 over the Walnut Creek watershed in central Iowa, USA.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42, S: 41.85, E: -93.5, W: -93.9

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 June 2002 to 6 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • Atmospheric Chemistry > Carbon and Hydrocarbon Compounds > Carbon Dioxide
  • Atmospheric Winds > Flight Level Winds
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Heat Flux
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Net Radiation
  • Atmospheric Chemistry > Oxygen Compounds > Ozone
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
  • Vegetation > Vegetation Index
  • Atmospheric Winds > Vertical Wind Motion
  • Atmospheric Winds > Wind Profiles
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): ALTIMETERS, CO2 ANALYZERS, OMI, OXYGEN ANALYZERS, TEMPERATURE SENSORS, WIND PROFILERS
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Ian MacPherson, Mengitsu Wolde

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.

MacPherson, I. 2004. SMEX02 Soil Moisture Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (SMACEX), 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/HX0S0ONCL8Y6. [Date Accessed].