Data Set Overview
|Data set||SAFARI 2000 LAI Measurements at Kalahari Transect Sites, Wet Season 2000|
|Project||Southern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)|
|Count||Earliest Date||Latest Date||Data Usage|
|Downloads||196||2007-12-06||2017-03-16||773 total files downloaded|
The Boston University team collected several data sets along the Kalahari Transect during the SAFARI 2000 wet season field campaign from March 3rd to March 18th, 2000, to support the validation of the MODIS LAI/FPAR algorithm. Ground measurements of LAI, FPAR, leaf hemispherical reflectance, leaf hemispherical transmittance, and canopy transmittance were made using a LAI-2000 plant canopy analyzer, an AccuPAR ceptometer, a LiCor 1800-12S External Integrating Sphere (LI-1800) portable spectroradiometer, and an ASD handheld spectroradiometer. LAI data are provided in this data set. LAI was intensively measured at 4 different sites in Botswana -- Pandamatenga, Maun, Okwa River, and Tshane (from north to south) -- where vegetation types range from moist closed woodlands to arid sparsely-shrub-covered grasslands.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|kt_transect_lai2000.csv||2.9KB||2000-03-04 - 2000-03-16|
|maun_pixel_lai.csv||1.7KB||2000-03-04 - 2000-03-16|
|okwa_pixel_lai.csv||1.8KB||2000-03-04 - 2000-03-16|
|panda_pixel_total_lai.csv||1.6KB||2000-03-04 - 2000-03-16|
|panda_tree_lai.csv||1.8KB||2000-03-04 - 2000-03-16|
|tshane_pixel_lai.csv||1.8KB||2000-03-04 - 2000-03-16|
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