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SMEX02 Rain Gauge Network, Walnut Creek, Iowa, Version 1

This data set includes hourly precipitation data taken at 20 rain gauge locations as part of the Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02).

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 41.99, S: 41.94, E: -93.4, W: -93.8

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2002 to 19 August 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Precipitable Water
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Rate
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): John Prueger

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.

Prueger, J. 2004. SMEX02 Rain Gauge Network, Walnut Creek, Iowa, 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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