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SMEX04 Vegetation Water Content Data, Sonora, Version 1
Entry ID: NSIDC-0556_1

Abstract: 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 consists of Vegetation Water Content (VWC) data for two Soil Moisture Experiment 2004 (SMEX04) regional study areas: Arizona, USA and Sonora, Mexico. VWC was derived from the Normalized Difference Infrared Index (NDII) which was obtained from Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) imagery.

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
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  N: 32.69   S: 29.33   E: -108.56   W: -111.4

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: SMEX04 Vegetation Water Content Data, Sonora, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-07-29
Stop Date: 2004-08-30
LANDSAT-5 Ancillary Description
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City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-11-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16