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SMEX03 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Alabama, Version 1

This data set includes data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03) areas of Alabama, Georgia, and Oklahoma, USA, and Brazil. The SeaWinds scatterometer on NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT) satellite collected backscatter data.

Geographic Coverage

  • Microwave
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 38, S: 28, E: -80, W: -90

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 May 2003 to 31 August 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • GIF
  • SIR
Platform(s) QUIKSCAT
Sensor(s): SEAWINDS
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): David Long
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.

Long, D. G. 2008. SMEX03 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data, Alabama, 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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