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Data Set ID:

SMEX05 Vegetation Water Content 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 vegetation water content data of the Ames, Iowa, USA area. A vegetation sampling campaign was conducted in coordination with satellite calibration and correction to result in an estimated map of Vegetation Water Content (VWC).

Geographic Coverage

  • Vegetation > Vegetation Cover
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42.0666, S: 41.8666, E: -93.5166, W: -94.0166

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 17 July 2005
  • 6 June 2005
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Platform(s) LANDSAT-5
Sensor(s): TM
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): M. Yilmaz, E. Hunt, Jr., Thomas Jackson

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.

Yilmaz, M. T., E. R. Hunt, Jr., and T. Jackson. 2010. SMEX05 Vegetation Water Content Data: Iowa, 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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