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NSIDC-0411

SMEX04 Soil Moisture Network Data: Sonora, Version 1

Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited.

This data set combines data for several parameters from in situ measurements for the Soil Moisture Experiment 2004 (SMEX04) in Sonora, Mexico.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 31.2839, S: 29.0287, E: -109.7324, W: -111.0749

Spatial Resolution:
  • 75 km x 50 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 June 2004 to 31 August 2004
Temporal Resolution: 20 minute, 30 minute
Parameter(s):
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Rate
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): RAIN GAUGES, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, VOLTAGE METERS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Enrique Vivoni, Christopher Watts, Luis Mendez-Barroso, Julio Rodríguez

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.

Vivoni, E. R., C. J. Watts, F. Rodriguez-Morales, and L. Mendez-Barroso. 2009. SMEX04 Soil Moisture Network 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/ECC8AVHJZH0R. [Date Accessed].