SGP97 ARM Soil Texture Data Set

Metadata Updated: November 19, 2019

The Southern Great Plains 1997 (SGP97) Hydrology Experiment originated from an interdisciplinary investigation, "Soil Moisture Mapping at Satellite Temporal and Spatial Scales" (PI: Thomas J. Jackson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD) selected under the NASA Research Announcement 95-MTPE-03. The core of the 1997 experiment involves the deployment of the L-band Electronically Scanned Thinned Array Radiometer (ESTAR) for daily mapping of surface soil moisture. The region selected for investigation is the best instrumented site for surface soil moisture, hydrology and meteorology in the world. This includes the USDA/ARS Little Washita Watershed, the USDA/ARS facility at El Reno, Oklahoma, the ARM/CART central facility, as well as the Oklahoma Mesonet. The temporal coverage for this dataset is as follows: Begin datetime: 1995-10-01 00:00:00, End datetime: 2001-03-31 23:59:59. The Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP) Soil Texture Data Set is one of the various sub-surface data sets developed for the ARM/GCIP (Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Continental-scale International Project) 1996 Near-Surface Observation (NESOB-96) Data Set. This data set contains a summary table of the percentages of sand, silt, and clay fractions in each soil layer at each of the ARM SWATS (Soil Water and Temperature System) sites at the SGP site. Also included is the corresponding USDA texture class as determined from the "soil triangle". The soil characterizations were perfomed by Oklahoma State University.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date March 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 19, 2019

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Harvested from USDA JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 19, 2019
Publisher USDA NAL
Unique Identifier SGP97armTexture_JJM_2015-04-23_1409
Maintainer
Elliot, Ron
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
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License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2019-08-05
Program Code 005:040
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Spatial POLYGON ((-99.32 38.31, -95.6 38.31, -95.6 35.25, -99.32 35.25))

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