The objective of BigFoot was to provide ground validation of MODLand (MODIS Land Discipline Group) land cover, leaf area index (LAI), fAPAR, and net primary production (NPP) products. The name BigFoot was selected to describe the multiple scales, or footprints, of ground validation that the project will undertake. The BigFoot study plan covered measurement, mapping, and modeling activities at four sites, each equipped with a meteorological flux tower that makes continuous measurements of energy, water, and carbon fluxes for a roughly 1-km2 footprint.
BigFoot Datasets List
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Beginning the BIGFOOT dataset list
|6 BIGFOOT datasets|
|select all||BIGFOOT dataset||Published||User Guide||Download||Size||SDAT|
|*||BIGFOOT Meteorological Data for North and South American Sites, 1991-2004||2012-02-27||user guide||download||588.7KB|
|*||BigFoot Field Data for North American Sites, 1999-2003||2008-06-27||user guide||download||1.4GB|
|*||BigFoot GPP Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2004||2006-03-23||user guide||download||78.4MB|
|*||BigFoot Land Cover Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2003||2006-03-23||user guide||download||955.1KB||sdat|
|*||BigFoot Leaf Area Index Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2003||2006-03-23||user guide||download||2.3MB||sdat|
|*||BigFoot NPP Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2004||2006-03-23||user guide||download||2.1MB||sdat|
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