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NSIDC-0275

SMEX02 Airborne GPS Bistatic Radar Data, Iowa, Version 1

This data set contains measurements of Global Positioning System (GPS) signals reflected from the Earth's surface and collected on an airborne platform. The measurements were taken over the Soil Moisture Experiments 2002 (SMEX02) Walnut Creek Watershed area in Iowa, USA. The reflections collected were from flat agricultural land with mostly corn and soybean crops in mid-development.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.005, S: 41.915, E: -93.4, W: -93.8

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 19 June 2002 to 8 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Radar > Radar Imagery
Platform(s) GPS
Sensor(s): GPS RECEIVERS
Data Format(s):
  • HDF
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Dallas Masters, Stephen Katzberg

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.

Masters, D. 2005. SMEX02 Airborne GPS Bistatic Radar Data, Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. CCAR: University of Colorado, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research. [Date Accessed].
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