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SMAP/In Situ Core Validation Site Land Surface Parameters Match-Up Data, Version 1
Data set id:
NSIDC-0712
DOI: 10.5067/DXAVIXLY18KM
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
First release of data set

Overview

SMAP radiometer and radar soil moisture data products are matched with in situ-based soil moisture estimates from core validation sites to produce this data set. These data provide performance assessments of various SMAP soil moisture products.
Parameter(s):
SOIL MOISTURESOIL TEMPERATURE
Platform(s):
GROUND STATIONS, SMAP
Sensor(s):
SMAP L-BAND RADAR, SMAP L-BAND RADIOMETER, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
1 April 2015 to 31 March 2021
Temporal Resolution:
Not Specified
Spatial Resolution:
  • 3 km
  • 36 km
  • 9 km
  • varies
  • 3 km
  • 36 km
  • 9 km
  • varies
Spatial Reference System(s):
WGS 84
EPSG:4326
Spatial Coverage:
N:
85.044
S:
-85.044
E:
180
W:
-180
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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