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BOREAS RSS-07 Regional LAI and FPAR Images From Ten-Day AVHRR-LAC Composites

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Data setBOREAS RSS-07 Regional LAI and FPAR Images From Ten-Day AVHRR-LAC Composites
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/442
Release date1999-11-16
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
Time Period1994-04-09

Description

The BOREAS RSS-07 team collected various data sets to develop and validate an algorithm to allow the retrieval of the spatial distribution of LAI from remotely sensed images. Ground measurements of LAI and FPAR absorbed by the plant canopy were made using the LAI-2000 and TRAC optical instruments during focused periods from 09-AUG-1993 to 19-SEP-1994.

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Citation

Chen, J.M., and J. Cihlar. 1999. BOREAS RSS-07 Regional LAI and FPAR Images From Ten-Day AVHRR-LAC Composites. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/442
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Project

Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study was a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the boreal forests of central Canada. Its focus was improving our understanding of the exchanges of radiative energy, sensible heat, water, CO2 and trace gases between the boreal forest and the lower atmosphere. A primary objective of BOREAS was to collect the data needed to improve computer simulation models of the important processes controlling these exchanges so that scientists can anticipate the effects of global change, principally altered temperature and precipitation patterns, on the biome.

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 available companion files.
  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt
  • README

Companion Files

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  • lcc_1200.f
  • RSS07_AVHRR_LAI_FPAR.doc
  • RSS07_AVHRR_LAI_FPAR.txt
  • RSS07_AVHRR_LAI_FPAR.pdf
  • README
  • LAI_FPAR.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
FPAR_01May94-10May94.bin 1.4 MB 1994-05-01 - 1994-05-10
FPAR_01May94-10May94.img 1.5 MB 1994-05-01 - 1994-05-10
FPAR_01Sep94-10Sep94.bin 1.4 MB 1994-09-01 - 1994-09-10
FPAR_01Sep94-10Sep94.img 1.5 MB 1994-09-01 - 1994-09-10
FPAR_21Jul94-31Jul94.bin 1.4 MB 1994-07-21 - 1994-07-31
FPAR_21Jul94-31Jul94.img 1.5 MB 1994-07-21 - 1994-07-31
LAI_01May94-10May94.bin 1.4 MB 1994-05-01 - 1994-05-10
LAI_01May94-10May94.img 1.5 MB 1994-05-01 - 1994-05-10
LAI_01Sep94-10Sep94.bin 1.4 MB 1994-09-01 - 1994-09-10
LAI_01Sep94-10Sep94.img 1.5 MB 1994-09-01 - 1994-09-10
LAI_21Jul94-31Jul94.bin 1.4 MB 1994-07-21 - 1994-07-31
LAI_21Jul94-31Jul94.img 1.5 MB 1994-07-21 - 1994-07-31

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