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Vegetation Collection


grasslands in Tennessee, USAThe ORNL DAAC compiles, archives, and distributes data on vegetation from local to global scales. Specific topic areas include: belowground vegetation characteristics and roots, vegetation biomass, fire and other disturbance, vegetation dynamics, land cover and land use change, vegetation characteristics, and NPP (Net Primary Production) data.

Vegetation Collection Datasets List

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Belowground (4 datasets)

select all Belowground vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size
*Global Distribution of Fine Root Biomass in Terrestrial Ecosystems 2003-04-09 documentation download 399.4KB
*Global Distribution of Root Nutrient Concentrations in Terrestrial Ecosystems 2003-04-09 documentation download 233.7KB
*Global Distribution of Root Profiles in Terrestrial Ecosystems 2003-04-09 documentation download 300.1KB
*Global Distribution of Root Turnover in Terrestrial Ecosystems 2003-04-09 documentation download 362.6KB

Biomass (8 datasets)

select all Biomass vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size SDATTHREDDS
*Geoecology: County-Level Environmental Data for the United States, 1941-19812017-08-17 documentation download 8.3GB
*Siberian Boreal Forest Aboveground Biomass and Fire Scar Maps, Russia, 1969-20072016-06-07 documentation download 582.9MBsdat
*Global 1-degree Maps of Forest Area, Carbon Stocks, and Biomass, 1950-20102015-12-14 documentation download 12.7MBthredds
*LiDAR-based Biomass Estimates, Boreal Forest Biome, Eurasia, 2005-20062015-07-09 documentation download 400.1MBsdat
*A Global Database of Litterfall Mass and Litter Pool Carbon and Nutrients2015-03-31 documentation download 822.5KB
*A Global Database of Carbon and Nutrient Concentrations of Green and Senesced Leaves 2012-07-19 documentation download 138.6KB
*BASIN TCP Stable Isotope Composition of CO2 in Terrestrial Ecosystems2010-02-17 documentation download 227.2KB
*Woody Biomass for Eastern U.S. Forests, 1983-19962003-03-10 documentation download 142.8KB

Disturbance (5 datasets)

select all Disturbance vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size SDAT
*Global Fire Emissions Database, Version 4.1 (GFEDv4)2017-09-29 documentation download 1.3GB
*Fire Intensity and Burn Severity Metrics for Circumpolar Boreal Forests, 2001-20132017-07-24 documentation download 5.5MBsdat
*Tree Mortality from Fires and Bark Beetles at 1-km Resolution, Western USA, 2003-20122017-06-20 documentation download 21.1MBsdat
*Remote Sensing Data Before and After California Rim and King Forest Fires, 2010-20152016-09-07 documentation
*Russian Boreal Forest Disturbance Maps Derived from Landsat Imagery, 1984-20002015-11-12 documentation download 185.4MBsdat

Dynamics (7 datasets)

select all Dynamics vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size SDATTHREDDS
*Distribution of Estimated Stand Age Across Siberian Larch Forests, 1989-20122017-01-12 documentation download 334.8MB
*Long-Term Arctic Growing Season NDVI Trends from GIMMS 3g, 1982-2012 2015-03-13 documentation download 135.8MBsdatthredds
*A Global Data Set of Leaf Photosynthetic Rates, Leaf N and P, and Specific Leaf Area 2014-06-27 documentation download 112.1KB
*SiB3 Modeled Global 1-degree Hourly Biosphere-Atmosphere Carbon Flux, 1998-20062009-07-30 documentation download 13.0GBsdatthredds
*Phenoregions For Monitoring Vegetation Responses to Climate Change 2005-09-08 documentation download 3.1MBsdat
*Biomass Allocation and Growth Data of Seeded Plants 2004-02-19 documentation download 594.2KB
*Effects of Elevated Carbon Dioxide on Litter Chemistry and Decomposition 2002-12-11 documentation download 90.0KB

Land Cover Land Use Change (6 datasets)

select all Land Cover Land Use Change vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size SDATTHREDDS
*Decadal Land Use and Land Cover Classifications across India, 1985, 1995, 20052016-09-06 documentation download 128.6MBsdat
*Canopy Height and Biomass from LiDAR Surveys at La Selva, Costa Rica, 1998 and 20052016-03-30 documentation download 169.0KBsdat
*Land Cover and Land Use Classification for the State of New Hampshire, 1996-20012016-02-15 documentation download 23.4MBsdat
*Harmonized Global Land Use for Years 1500 -2100, V12014-09-24 documentation download 5.9GBthredds
*Tree Canopy Cover for the Circumpolar Taiga-Tundra Ecotone: 2000-2005 2014-05-08 documentation download 16.0MB
*Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews) 1999-05-05 documentation download 136.1KBsdat

Russian Land Cover (12 datasets)

select all Russian Land Cover vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size
*RLC AVHRR-Derived Land Cover, Former Soviet Union, 15-km, 1984-1993 2004-01-07 documentation download 963.0KB
*RLC AVHRR-Derived Land Cover, Former Soviet Union, Far East, 1-km, 1990 2004-01-07 documentation download 4.7MB
*RLC Forest Cover Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1990 2004-01-07 documentation download 23.4MB
*RLC Forest Cover of the Former Soviet Union, 1973 2004-01-07 documentation download 283.2KB
*RLC Forest Cover of the Krasnoyarsk Region, Russia, 1973 2004-01-07 documentation download 4.9MB
*RLC Forest Fire Images in Russia, 1998-1999 2004-01-07 documentation download 59.4MB
*RLC Forest Fire Locations in Eastern Russia, 1998-1999 2004-01-07 documentation download 5.6MB
*RLC Forest Stand Carbon Map of Russia 2004-01-07 documentation download 6.1MB
*RLC Generalized Forest Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1-km 2004-01-07 documentation download 11.2MB
*RLC Selected Infrastructure Data for the Former Soviet Union, 19932004-01-07 documentation download 34.7MB
*RLC State and Regional Boundaries for the Former Soviet Union2004-01-07 documentation download 4.2MB
*RLC Vegetative Cover of the Former Soviet Union, 1990 2004-01-07 documentation download 13.1MB

Vegetation Characteristics (20 datasets)

select all Vegetation Characteristics vegetation dataset Published Documentation Download Size SDATTHREDDS
*Hyperspectral Imagery from AVIRIS-NG for Sites in ID and CA, USA, 2014 and 2015 NEW2018-04-09 documentation
*Landsat-derived Spring and Autumn Phenology, Eastern US - Canadian Forests, 1984-2013 NEW2018-04-02 documentation download 356.5MB
*Forest Inventories at Burned and Unburned Tropical Forest Sites, Acre, Brazil, 20142018-02-26 documentation download 517.9KB
*Tree Inventory and Biometry Measurements, Tapajos National Forest, Para, Brazil, 20102018-02-22 documentation download 376.8KB
*PhenoCam Dataset v1.0: Digital Camera Imagery from the PhenoCam Network, 2000-20152018-02-07 documentation
*LiDAR-derived Vegetation Canopy Structure, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 20112018-01-31 documentation download 7.6MBsdat
*PhenoCam Dataset v1.0: Vegetation Phenology from Digital Camera Imagery, 2000-20152017-12-27 documentation download 1.2GB
*Shrubland Species Cover, Biometric, Carbon and Nitrogen Data, Southern Idaho, 20142017-12-21 documentation download 3.5GB
*LiDAR Data, DEM, and Maximum Vegetation Height Product from Southern Idaho, 20142017-11-10 documentation sdat
*Global 500-m Foliage Clumping Index Data Derived from MODIS BRDF, 20062017-09-28 documentation download 360.0MBsdat
*LiDAR and DTM Data from Forested Land Near Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 20082017-08-16 documentation download 3.4GB
*LiDAR and DTM Data from Tapajos National Forest in Para, Brazil, 20082017-08-14 documentation download 1.2GB
*MODIS NDVI Data, Smoothed and Gap-filled, for the Conterminous US: 2000-20152016-11-17 documentation thredds
*Distribution of Young Forests and Estimated Stand Age across Russia, 20122016-08-08 documentation download 12.9MBsdat
*A Global Database of Field-observed Leaf Area Index in Woody Plant Species, 1932-20112014-07-22 documentation download 716.9KB
*MODIS-derived Biophysical Parameters for 5-km Land Cover, North America, 2000-2012 2014-03-31 documentation download 1.4GB
*Global Forest Ecosystem Structure and Function Data For Carbon Balance Research 2009-11-11 documentation download 34.4MB
*Characteristics of African Savanna Biomes for Determining Woody Cover2007-06-28 documentation download 450.6KB
*Literature-Derived Parameters for the BIOME-BGC Terrestrial Ecosystem Model2002-12-19 documentation download 186.4KB
*Global Leaf Area Index from Field Measurements, 1932-20002001-09-26 documentation download 961.9KB

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