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WindSat/Coriolis surface soil moisture (LPRM) L2 V001 (LPRM_WINDSAT_SOILM2) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

WindSat/Coriolis surface soil moisture (LPRM) L2 V001 is a Level 2 (swath) data set. Its land surface parameters, surface soil moisture, land surface (skin) temperature, and vegetation water content, are derived from polarimetric microwave radiometer data from WindSat, onboard the Naval Research Laboratory's Coriolis satellite, using the Land Parameter Retrieval Model (LPRM). Each swath is packaged with associated geolocation fields. The data set covers the period from February 2003 to July 2012.

The LPRM is based on a forward radiative transfer model to retrieve surface soil moisture and vegetation optical depth. The land surface temperature is derived separately from the WindSat's Ka-band (37.0 GHz). A unique feature of this method is that it can be applied at any microwave frequency, making it very suitable to exploit all the available passive microwave data from various satellites.

Input data are from the WindSat brightness temperatures (sdrLowRes) product, archived at the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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References

https://doi.org/10.1029/2007JF000769
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-008-9044-0
https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JD010257
https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2011.2114872
https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-13-0200.1

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
Maintainer
Identifier C1488311935-GES_DISC
Data First Published 2012-04-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2012-04-06
Category NRL Coriolis, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Richard de Jeu) and NASA GSFC (Manfred Owe). Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) (Bill Teng). 2014-09-15. LPRM_WINDSAT_SOILM2. Version 001. WindSat/Coriolis surface soil moisture (LPRM) L2 V001. Greenbelt, MD, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). https://doi.org/10.5067/LITMC9T7LZSN. https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/LPRM_WINDSAT_SOILM2_001.html.
Creator Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Richard de Jeu) and NASA GSFC (Manfred Owe)
Editor Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) (Bill Teng)
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Related Documents https://doi.org/10.1029/2007JF000769, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-008-9044-0, https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JD010257, https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2011.2114872, https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-13-0200.1
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Temporal 2003-02-01T00:00:00Z/2012-08-01T23:59:59.999Z

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