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Site Averaged Gravimetric Soil Moisture: 1987 (Betts)

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Data setSite Averaged Gravimetric Soil Moisture: 1987 (Betts)
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/96
Release date1994-07-24
ProjectFirst ISLSCP Field Experiment Follow-On
Time Period1987-05-20

Description

Site averaged product of the gravimetric soil moisture collected during the 1987-1989 FIFE experiment. Samples were averaged for each site, then averaged for each day. Includes only 1987 data.

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Citation

Betts, A.K. 1994. Site Averaged Gravimetric Soil Moisture: 1987 (Betts). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/96
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Project

First ISLSCP Field Experiment Follow-On : The First ISLSCP (International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project) Field Experiment (FIFE) project conducted field studies on a prairie site in Kansas from 1987 to 1989. The FIFE Follow-on work included additional analyses of data collected during the initial field campaigns and additional field measurements. The objectives of both FIFE and FIFE Follow-on were to understand the biophysical processes controlling the fluxes of radiation, moisture, and carbon dioxide between the land surface and the atmosphere, and to develop remote-sensing methodologies for observing these processes.

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  • Betts_grav_soil_mstr_87.pdf
  • ffo_sm.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
ffogrv87.dat 6.5 KB 1987-05-20 - 1987-11-06 ffogrv87.def

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