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Net Primary Productivity (NPP)

Overview

The ORNL DAAC Net Primary Production (NPP) data collection contains field measurements of biomass and estimated NPP for approximately 100 terrestrial study sites worldwide, compiled from published literature and other extant data sources. Some combination of above-ground annual peak live biomass data and/or seasonal biomass dynamics data is available for all sites. Many sites also have data on below-ground biomass and/or turnover. A number of previously compiled multi-site, multi-biome data sets of georeferenced NPP estimates are also provided in this collection.


Net Primary Productivity Datasets List

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Alaskan Tundra (2 datasets)

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*NPP Tundra: Point Barrow, Alaska, 1970-1972, R1 2013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Tundra: Toolik Lake, Alaska, 1982, R1 2013-08-28 user guide

Boreal Forest (9 datasets)

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*NPP Boreal Forest: Canal Flats, Canada, 1984, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Flakaliden, Sweden, 1986-1996, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Jadraas, Sweden, 1973-1983, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Kuusamo, Finland, 1967-1972, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Mississagi, Canada, 1969-1973, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Schefferville, Canada, 1974, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Siberian Scots Pine Forests, Russia, 1968-1974, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Superior National Forest, USA, 1983-1984, R12013-07-11 user guide
*NPP Boreal Forest: Consistent Worldwide Site Estimates, 1965-1995, R12012-09-27 user guide

Grassland (37 datasets)

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*NPP Grassland: Klong Hoi Khong, Thailand, 1984-1990, R12015-06-04 user guide
*NPP Grassland: NPP Estimates from Biomass Dynamics for 31 Sites, 1948-1994, R12015-06-04 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Nairobi, Kenya, 1984-1994, R12015-06-04 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Nylsvley, South Africa, 1974-1989, R1 2015-06-04 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Towoomba, South Africa, 1949-1990, R1 2015-06-04 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Consistent Worldwide Site Estimates, 1954-1990, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Khomutov, Ukraine, 1948 and 1967-1970, R12015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Montecillo, Mexico, 1984-1994, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Otradnoe, Russia 1969-1973, R12015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Rio Mayo, Argentina, 1972-1997, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1977-1980, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Tumentsogt, Mongolia, 1982-1990, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Tuva, Russia, 1978-1985, R12015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Vindhyan, India, 1986-1989, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Xilingol, China, 1980-1989, R1 2015-05-26 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Kursk, Russia, 1954-1983, R12015-04-21 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Lamto, Ivory Coast, 1965-1987, R12015-04-21 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Badkhyz, Turkmenistan, 1948-1982, R1 2015-04-20 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Central Plains Experimental Range (SGS), USA, 1939-1990, R12015-04-20 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989, R1 2015-04-15 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Tullgarnsnaset, Sweden, 1968-1969, R12014-09-30 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Tumugi, China, 1981-1990, R1 2014-09-30 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Olokemeji, Nigeria, 1956-1964, R1 2014-09-16 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Osage, USA, 1970-1972, R1 2014-09-16 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Pampa De Leman, Argentina, 1980-1982, R12014-09-16 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Matador, Canada, 1968-1972, R1 2014-09-11 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Media Luna, Argentina, 1981-1983, R1 2014-09-11 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Jornada, USA, 1970-1972, R1 2014-08-19 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Konza Prairie, USA, 1984-1990, R1 2014-08-19 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Kurukshetra, India, 1970-1971, R1 2014-08-19 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Hays, USA, 1970, R1 2014-07-29 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Dickinson, USA, 1970, R1 2014-01-13 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Beacon Hill, U.K., 1972-1993, R12013-11-12 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Bridger, USA, 1970-1973, R1 2013-11-12 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987, R1 2013-11-12 user guide download 338.5KB
*NPP Grassland: Canas, Costa Rica, 1969-1970, R1 2013-11-12 user guide
*NPP Grassland: Charleville, Australia, 1973-1974, R1 2013-11-12 user guide

Multi-Biome (11 datasets)

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*NPP Multi-Biome: Summary Data from Intensive Studies at 125 Sites, 1936-20062017-09-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: Global Primary Production Data Initiative Products, R2 2013-08-29 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: Gridded Estimates for Selected Regions Worldwide, 1954-1998, R32013-08-29 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: NPP and Driver Data for Ecosystem Model-data Intercomparison, R22013-08-29 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: Global Osnabruck Data, 1937-1981, R12013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: Grassland, Boreal Forest, and Tropical Forest Sites, 1939-1996, R12013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: PIK Data for Northern Eurasia, 1940-1988 (Based on Bazilevich), R12013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: Production and Mortality for Eastern US Forests, 1962-1996, R12013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: TEM Calibration Data, 1992, R12013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: VAST Calibration Data, 1965-1998, R12013-08-28 user guide
*NPP Multi-Biome: Global IBP Woodlands Data, 1955-1975, R12013-07-12 user guide

Temperate Forest (4 datasets)

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*NPP Temperate Forest: OTTER Project Sites, Oregon, USA, 1989-1991, R1 2013-09-04 user guide
*Walker Branch Watershed Vegetation Inventory, 1967-2006, R1 2013-09-04 user guide
*NPP Temperate Forest: Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, USA, 1968-1992, R12013-09-03 user guide
*NPP Temperate Forest: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California, USA, 1972-2001, R12013-09-03 user guide

Tropical Forest (19 datasets)

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*NPP Tropical Forest: La Selva, Costa Rica, 1975-1994, R1 2013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1946-1994, R12013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Magdalena Valley, Colombia, 1970-1971, R12013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990 , R12013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Marafunga, Papua New Guinea, 1970-1971, R1 2013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Maui, Hawaii, U.S.A., 1996-1997, R1 2013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Pasoh, Malaysia, 1971-1973, R12013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: San Carlos de Rio Negro, Venezuela, 1975-1984, R12013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: San Eusebio, Venezuela, 1973-1974, R12013-10-17 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972, R1 2013-09-15 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Khao Chong, Thailand, 1962-1965, R1 2013-09-15 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Chamela, Mexico, 1982-1995, R12013-09-13 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Cinnamon Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands, 1982-1993, R1 2013-09-13 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Consistent Worldwide Site Estimates, 1967-1999, R1 2013-09-13 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Darien, Panama, 1967-1968, R1 2013-09-13 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Gunung Mulu, Malaysia, 1977-1978, R12013-09-13 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: John Crow Ridge, Jamaica, 1974-1978, R1 2013-09-13 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Atherton, Australia, 1974-1985, R1 2013-09-12 user guide
*NPP Tropical Forest: Barro Colorado, Panama, 1969-1990, R1 2013-09-12 user guide

US Cropland (1 dataset)

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*NPP Cropland: Gridded Estimates For the Central USA, 1982-1996, R12013-07-11 user guide

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