SNEX17_SSA_1

SnowEx17 Laser Snow Microstructure Specific Surface Area Data V001

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    This data set reports vertical profiles of snow reflectance, specific surface area (SSA), and optical equivalent diameter (grain size) at Grand Mesa, Colorado, USA, a snow-covered, forested study site about 40 miles east of the city of Grand Junction, CO. Reflectance was measured in situ using a 1310 nm integrating sphere laser device and converted to SSA and optical equivalent diameter.
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    Scientific Research

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    Level 3

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Land Surface
    • Surface Radiative Properties
    • Reflectance
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow Grain Size
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • CRYOSPHERE
    • SNOW/ICE
    • SNOW MICROSTRUCTURE
    • SPECIFIC SURFACE AREA
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  • GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
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Platforms
  • In Situ Land-based Platforms
    GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
    Instruments
    • IRIS
    • IceCube

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • North America
    • United States Of America
    • Colorado
    • Grand Mesa

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  • NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    Nick Rutter

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    Jinmei Pan

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    Michael Durand

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    Joshua King

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    Chris Derksen

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    Fanny Larue

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    Nick Rutter

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    Jinmei Pan

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    Michael Durand

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    Joshua King

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    Chris Derksen

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    Fanny Larue

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    NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center

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    • SnowEx17 Laser Snow Microstructure Specific Surface Area Data V001
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center