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SAFARI 2000 MODIS Water and Heat Fluxes, Maun, Botswana, Dry Season 2001

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Data setSAFARI 2000 MODIS Water and Heat Fluxes, Maun, Botswana, Dry Season 2001
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/762
Release date2004-11-01
ProjectSAFARI 2000 (S2K)
Time Period2001-09-02

Description

A physically-based model, Energy: Surface Towards Atmosphere (ESTA), was used to model and map the energy and water balances of a heterogeneous land surface in a savanna environment on the southern fringe of the Okavango Delta, near Maun, Botswana. ESTA is governed by remotely sensed values of surface temperature, reflection, and vegetation density. Surface reflectance data from the MODIS sensor aboard the Terra satellite were obtained for the Okavango Delta region for September of 2001.

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Citation

Timmermans, W.J. 2004. SAFARI 2000 MODIS Water and Heat Fluxes, Maun, Botswana, Dry Season 2001. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/762
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Project

SAFARI 2000 (S2K): The SAFARI 2000 project was an international science initiative to study the linkages between land and atmosphere processes in the southern African region. In addition, SAFARI 2000 examined the relationship of biogenic, pyrogenic, and anthropogenic emissions and the consequences of their deposition to the functioning of the biogeophysical and biogeochemical systems of southern Africa. This initiative, which was conducted in 1999-2001, was built around a number of ongoing, already-funded activities by NASA, the international community, and African nations in the southern African region.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
maun_modis_eta_2001.zip 297.9 KB 2001-09-02 - 2001-09-29

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