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BOREAS RSS-07 LAI, Gap Fraction, and FPAR Data


Data setBOREAS RSS-07 LAI, Gap Fraction, and FPAR Data
Release date1999-01-30
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS)
Time period1993-08-09 to 1994-09-17

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Citations320042009Publications citing this data set
Downloads3062008-02-292017-04-02756 total files downloaded


Contains daily green fpar, LAI, needle-to-shoot area ratio, clumping index, PAI, and foliage-to-total area index for tower and auxiliary sites for IFC's 1, 2, and 3. Also contains effective LAI measurements acquired along RSS-07 transects in the BOREAS study area.

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Chen, J.M., and J. Cihlar. 1998. BOREAS RSS-07 LAI, Gap Fraction, and FPAR Data. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
rss07_eff_lai.dat 56.0KB 1993-08-09 to 1994-09-17
rss07_lai_fpar.dat 9.0KB 1993-08-09 to 1994-09-17

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 companion files.

  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt

Data set has 4 companion files.

  • RSS07_Ground_LAI_FPAR.doc
  • RSS07_Ground_LAI_FPAR.txt
  • RSS07_Ground_LAI_FPAR.pdf
  • r07elaid.def