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North American Carbon Program (NACP) Data Sets

NACP: The North American Carbon Program (NACP) is a multidisciplinary research program designed to obtain scientific understanding of North America's carbon sources and sinks and of changes in carbon stocks needed to meet societal concerns and to provide tools for decision makers.

All NACP data sets are available FREE of charge. New NACP data sets are marked new. You will need to sign in to order NACP data sets. Currently 27 NACP data sets are available online.

Beginning the NACP dataset list

Mid-continent Intensive (4 data sets)

Mid-continent Intensive NACP data set Published Documentation Download Size
* NACP MCI: CO2 Emissions Inventory, Upper Midwest Region, USA., 20072014-02-06 28.8 MB
* NACP MCI: CO2 Flux from Inversion Modeling, Upper Midwest Region, USA, 20072014-02-06 95.1 MB
* NACP MCI: Cropland Productivity and Biophysical Properties, Nebraska, USA, 2001-2008 2014-05-28 0.5 MB
* NACP MCI: Tower Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations, Upper Midwest Region, USA, 2007-20092014-01-16 9.9 MB

Regional Interim Synthesis (4 data sets)

Regional Interim Synthesis NACP data set Published Documentation Download Size
* NACP Regional: Gridded 1-deg Observation Data and Biosphere and Inverse Model Outputs2013-05-07 134.6 MB
* NACP Regional: National Greenhouse Gas Inventories and Aggregated Gridded Model Data2013-08-28 44.3 MB
* NACP Regional: Original Observation Data and Biosphere and Inverse Model Outputs2013-10-01
* NACP Regional: Supplemental Gridded Observations, Biosphere and Inverse Model Outputs2013-05-07 140.8 MB

Site-level Interim Synthesis (3 data sets)

Site-level Interim Synthesis NACP data set Published Documentation Download Size
* NACP Site: Terrestrial Biosphere Model and Aggregated Flux Data in Standard Format2013-09-11 986.1 MB
* NACP Site: Terrestrial Biosphere Model Output Data in Original Format 2013-10-01 7855.1 MB
* NACP Site: Tower Meteorology, Flux Observations with Uncertainty, and Ancillary Data2013-08-09 426.5 MB

LiDAR Campaigns (2 data sets)

LiDAR Campaigns NACP data set Published Documentation Download Size Visualize
* ECHIDNA LIDAR Campaigns: Forest Canopy Imagery and Field Data, U.S.A., 2007-20092011-11-17 10861.8 MB
* NACP LiDAR-based Biomass Estimates, Boreal Forest Biome, North America, 2005-20062015-03-11 113.6 MB

Regional (11 data sets)

Regional NACP data set Published Documentation Download Size Visualize
* NACP Aboveground Biomass and Carbon Baseline Data (NBCD 2000), U.S.A., 2000 2012-06-12 0.0 MB
* NACP Aboveground Biomass and Carbon Baseline Data, V.2 (NBCD 2000), U.S.A., 20002013-05-29 14051.3 MB
* NACP Forest Age Maps at 1-km Resolution for Canada (2004) and the U.S.A. (2006)2012-06-12 65.9 MB
* NACP Greenhouse Gases Multi-Source Data Compilation, 2000-20092014-02-14 137.3 MB
* NACP Integrated Wildland and Cropland 30-m Fuel Characteristics Map, U.S.A., 20102013-06-06 8259.0 MB
* NACP New England and Sierra National Forests Biophysical Measurements: 2008-2010 2011-11-17 0.9 MB
* NACP North American 8-km Net Ecosystem Exchange and Component Fluxes, 2004 2014-01-13 730.1 MB
* NACP North American Forest Dynamics Project: Forest Disturbance and Regrowth Data 2012-03-30 580.5 MB
* NACP Peatland Landcover Type and Wildfire Burn Severity Maps, Alberta, Canada new2015-09-03
* NACP Woody Vegetation Characteristics of 1,039 Sites across the North Slope, Alaska2015-02-10 1.3 MB
* NACP: MODIS Daily Land Incident 4-km PAR Images For North America, 2003-2005 2012-12-21 7565.9 MB

Multi-scale Synthesis and Terrestrial Intercomparison Project (3 data sets)

Multi-scale Synthesis and Terrestrial Intercomparison Project NACP data set Published Documentation Download Size
* NACP MsTMIP Summary of Model Structure and Characteristics 2014-07-10 0.2 MB
* NACP MsTMIP: Global and North American Driver Data for Multi-Model Intercomparison2014-05-27
* NACP MsTMIP: Unified North American Soil Map2014-08-27 5.8 MB

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