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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0340

SMEX04 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data: Sonora, Version 1

This data set includes data collected by the SeaWinds scatterometer on NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT) satellite collected backscatter data.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 35, S: 20, E: -105, W: -115

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2004 to 30 September 2004
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Microwave
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
Platform(s) QUIKSCAT
Sensor(s): SEAWINDS
Data Format(s):
  • GIF
  • SIR
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. SMEX04 QuikSCAT/SeaWinds Backscatter Data: Sonora, 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/KUPSUNBZQ3ZQ. [Date Accessed].