Skip to main content
ORNL DAAC HomeNASA Home

DAAC Home > Get Data > NASA Projects > Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS) > Landing page

BOREAS RSS-16 Level-3b DC-8 AIRSAR CM Images

Overview

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/448
Project
Published1999-11-16
Updated1999-11-16
Usage118 downloads
Citations1 publication cited this dataset

Description

Satellite and aircraft SAR data used in conjunction with various ground measurements to determine the moisture regime of the boreal forest. The NASA JPL AIRSAR is a side-looking imaging radar system that utilizes the SAR principle to obtain high-resolution images that represent the radar backscatter of the imaged surface at different frequencies and polarizations. The information contained in each pixel of the AIRSAR data represents the radar backscatter for all possible combinations of horizontal and vertical transmit and receive polarizations (i.e., HH, HV, VH, and VV).

Science Keywords

  • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
  • RADAR
  • RADAR BACKSCATTER

Data Use and Citation

This dataset is openly shared, without restriction, in accordance with the NASA Data and Information Policy.

Download citation from Datacite
RISBibTexOther
Crosscite Citation Formatter
Saatchi, S.S., and J.J. Vanzyl. 1999. BOREAS RSS-16 Level-3b DC-8 AIRSAR CM Images. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/448

See our Data Use and Citation Policy for more information.

Data Files

Sign in to download files.

Companion Files

Expand for companion files
Toggle Companion Files

Sign in to download files.

Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 companion files.

  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt
  • README

Dataset has 6 companion files.

  • rss16_airsar_cm_l3b_inv.dat
  • RSS16_AIRSAR_CM.doc
  • RSS16_AIRSAR_CM.txt
  • RSS16_AIRSAR_CM.pdf
  • airscm3b.def
  • README