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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0438

SMEX02 SMACEX Tower Meteorological/Flux Data: Iowa, 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 contains meteorological and flux data collected within the Walnut Creek watershed in central Iowa, USA. The data set includes eddy covariance and ancillary data measured from a variety of sensors mounted on meteorological towers in agricultural fields.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 41.9929, S: 41.9328, E: -93.5285, W: -93.7549

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 16 June 2002 to 9 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Heat Flux
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Longwave Radiation
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Net Radiation
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Radiative Flux
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Shortwave Radiation
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): ANEMOMETERS, CO2 ANALYZERS, EDDY CORRELATION DEVICES, HUMIDITY SENSORS, RADIOMETERS, SOIL HEAT FLUX TRANSDUCER, SONIC ANEMOMETER, THERMOCOUPLES
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): John Prueger, William Eichinger, William Kustas, John Norman, John Albertson, Tony Cahill, Dan Cooper, Larry Hipps, Jerry Hatfield

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., J. Hatfield, J. Albertson, T. Cahill, D. Cooper, W. Eichinger, L. Hipps, W. Kustas, and J. Norman. 2009. SMEX02 SMACEX Tower Meteorological/Flux Data: Iowa, 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/ONEQY4MAH055. [Date Accessed].
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