SMAP Validation Data

The following table lists the science data products from soil moisture field campaigns and related data.

CLASIC07

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Parameter(s)
CLASIC07 In Situ Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 35.21, S: 34.91, E: -97.95, W: -98.59

2007/06/07 to 2007/07/07
ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE, SOIL BULK DENSITY, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE
CLASIC07 In Situ Vegetation Data, Version 1

N: 35.21, S: 34.79, E: -97.95, W: -98.6

2007/06/10 to 2007/07/03
VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
CLASIC07 Land Cover Classification Map, Version 1

N: 38.96, S: 31.62, E: -94.91, W: -95.13

2007/04/01 to 2007/08/31
LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
CLASIC07 PALS Backscatter Data, Version 1

N: 35.21, S: 34.91, E: -97.75, W: -98.7

2007/06/11 to 2007/07/07
RADAR CROSS-SECTION
CLASIC07 PALS Brightness Temperature Data, Version 1

N: 35.21, S: 34.91, E: -97.75, W: -98.7

2007/06/11 to 2007/07/06
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
CLASIC07 Soil Texture Data, Version 1

N: 36, S: 34.7, E: -96.05, W: -98.8

2007/07/01 to 2007/07/31
SOIL CLASSIFICATION
CLASIC07 Vegetation Water Content Map, Version 1

N: 37.23, S: 34.35, E: -95.47, W: -99.53

2007/07/15 VEGETATION WATER CONTENT

SMAPVEX08

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Parameter(s)
SMAPVEX08 In Situ Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 39.09, S: 38.93, E: -75.55, W: -76.25

2008/09/29 to 2008/10/13
ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX08 In Situ Vegetation Data, Version 1

N: 39.02, S: 38.95, E: -75.94, W: -76.09

2008/10/02 to 2008/10/07
LEAF AREA INDEX (LAI), VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
SMAPVEX08 Land Cover Classification Map, Version 1

N: 39.1, S: 38.8, E: -75.6, W: -76.3

2008/06/01 to 2008/10/31
LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
SMAPVEX08 PALS Backscatter Data, Version 1

N: 39.09, S: 38.93, E: -75.55, W: -76.25

2008/09/29 to 2008/10/13
RADAR BACKSCATTER
SMAPVEX08 PALS Brightness Temperature Data, Version 1

N: 39.09, S: 38.93, E: -75.55, W: -76.25

2008/09/29 to 2008/10/13
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, Incidence Angle, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX08 Soil Texture Data, Version 1

N: 39.09, S: 38.93, E: -75.55, W: -76.25

2008/10/01 to 2008/10/31
SOIL BULK DENSITY, SOIL CLASSIFICATION, SOIL POROSITY
SMAPVEX08 Surface Roughness Data, Version 1

N: 39.1, S: 38.8, E: -75.6, W: -76.3

2008/09/29 to 2008/10/13
SURFACE ROUGHNESS
SMAPVEX08 Vegetation Water Content Map, Version 1

N: 39.09, S: 38.93, E: -75.55, W: -76.25

2008/10/11 VEGETATION WATER CONTENT

SMAPVEX12

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Parameter(s)
SMAPVEX12 Core-Based In Situ Soil Moisture Data for Agricultural Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
SOIL MOISTURE
SMAPVEX12 Core-Based Soil Texture Data, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
SOIL CLASSIFICATION, SOIL TEXTURE
SMAPVEX12 In Situ Vegetation Data for Agricultural Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
BIOMASS, PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
SMAPVEX12 In Situ Vegetation Data for Forest Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/17
BIOMASS, CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS, FOREST COMPOSITION/VEGETATION STRUCTURE, VEGETATION SPECIES
SMAPVEX12 Land Cover Classification Map, Version 1

N: 50.21, S: 49.31, E: -98.27, W: -98.97

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
SMAPVEX12 PALS Backscatter Data, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
RADAR BACKSCATTER
SMAPVEX12 PALS Brightness Temperature Data, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX12 PALS Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/12 to 2012/07/19
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION, SOIL CLASSIFICATION, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE, VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
SMAPVEX12 Probe-Based In Situ Soil Moisture Data for Agricultural Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
SMAPVEX12 Probe-Based In Situ Soil Moisture Data for Forest Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/13
SOIL DEPTH, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX12 Soil Texture Map, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
SOIL TEXTURE
SMAPVEX12 Surface Roughness Data for Agricultural Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
SURFACE ROUGHNESS
SMAPVEX12 Surface Roughness Data for Forest Area, Version 1

N: 49.96, S: 49.44, E: -97.85, W: -98.51

2012/06/07 to 2012/07/19
SURFACE ROUGHNESS
SMAPVEX12 UAVSAR Incidence-Angle Normalized Backscatter Data, Version 1

N: 50.01, S: 49.32, E: -97.62, W: -98.67

2012/06/17 to 2012/07/17
RADAR BACKSCATTER
SMAPVEX12 Vegetation Water Content Map, Version 1

N: 50.17, S: 49.31, E: -97.36, W: -98.74

2012/05/14 to 2012/07/19
Vegetation Water Content

SMAPVEX15

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Parameter(s)
SMAPVEX15 PALS Brightness Temperature Data, Version 1

N: 31.87, S: 31.51, E: -109.84, W: -110.96

2015/08/02 to 2015/08/18
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX15 Probe-Based In Situ Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 31.92451386, S: 31.34351987, E: -110.0483274, W: -110.2639881

2015/08/02 to 2015/08/18
SOIL BULK DENSITY, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE

SMAPVEX16 Manitoba

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Parameter(s)
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Core-Based In Situ Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.384076, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/05/24 to 2016/07/22
SOIL BULK DENSITY, SOIL MOISTURE
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba CropScan Data, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.38533, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/06/13 to 2016/07/12
SOLAR IRRADIANCE
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba In Situ Vegetation Data, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.384076, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/06/13 to 2016/07/21
BIOMASS, Crop Biomass, CROP DENSITY, CROP HEIGHT, GROWTH STAGE, PLANT CHARACTERISTICS, VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Land Cover Classification Map, Version 1

N: 49.997539, S: 49.145916, E: -97.435997, W: -98.363559

2016/06/01 to 2016/07/31
LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Leaf Area Index, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.384076, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/06/13 to 2016/07/21
LEAF AREA INDEX (LAI), VEGETATION COVER
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Meteorological Data, Version 1

N: 49.680332, S: 49.499683, E: -97.98999, W: -98.033404

2016/05/02 to 2016/09/30
AIR TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, PRECIPITATION AMOUNT, SOIL TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba PALS Brightness Temperature and Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 49.79, S: 49.36, E: -97.75, W: -98.12

2016/06/08 to 2016/07/22
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE, SOIL TEXTURE, VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Probe-Based In Situ Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.384076, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/06/08 to 2016/07/22
SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE, SURFACE TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Radiometer Brightness Temperature Data, Version 1

N: 49.648801, S: 49.38533, E: -97.888567, W: -97.896709

2016/06/06 to 2016/07/21
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Soil Texture Data, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.38533, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/06/01 to 2016/07/31
ORGANIC MATTER, SOIL CLASSIFICATION
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Soils Geodatabase, Version 1

N: 49.797634, S: 49.358546, E: -97.737866, W: -98.130123

2016/06/01 to 2016/07/31
SOIL CLASSIFICATION
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Station Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 49.756438, S: 49.384164, E: -97.756385, W: -98.098416

2016/05/01 to 2016/08/31
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE
SMAPVEX16 Manitoba Surface Roughness Data, Version 1

N: 49.761171, S: 49.38533, E: -97.756264, W: -98.098417

2016/06/10 to 2016/06/15
SURFACE ROUGHNESS

SMAPVEX16 Iowa

Title Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Parameter(s)
SMAPVEX16 Iowa PALS Brightness Temperature and Soil Moisture Data, Version 1

N: 42.66, S: 42.28, E: -93.21, W: -93.58

2016/05/28 to 2016/08/16
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE, LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION, SOIL MOISTURE, SOIL TEMPERATURE, SOIL TEXTURE, VEGETATION WATER CONTENT

Other Validation Data

Data Sets and Collections Details and Data
SMAP/In Situ Core Validation Site Land Surface Parameters Match-Up Data More Details | Get Data
PALS/In Situ Multi-Campaign 800 m UTM Grid Brightness Temperature, Backscatter,
and Soil Moisture Match-Up
More Details | Get Data
Soil Moisture Experiment 2002 (SMEX02) Data More Details | Get Data
Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiment (SMAPEx) Project — External Data & Documentation More Details | Get Data
Canadian Experiment for Soil Moisture in 2010 (CanEx-SM10) — External Data & Documentation More Details | Get Data
Southern Great Plains 1999 Experiment (SGP99) — External Data & Documentation More Details | Get Data
Southern Great Plains 1997 Experiment (SGP97) — External Data & Documentation More Details | Get Data