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Global Leaf Area Index from Field Measurements, 1932-2000

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/584
Project
Published2001-09-26
Updated2001-09-26
Usage2240 downloads
Citations44 publications cited this dataset

Description

Leaf Area Index (LAI) data from the scientific literature, 1932-2000, have been compiled at the ORNL DAAC to support model development and EOS MODIS product validation. Like net primary productivity (NPP), leaf area index (LAI) is a key parameter for global and regional models of biosphere/atmosphere exchange.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS
  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
  • LEAF AREA INDEX (LAI)

Data Use and Citation

This dataset is openly shared, without restriction, in accordance with the NASA Data and Information Policy.

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Scurlock, J.M.O., G.P. Asner, and S.T. Gower. 2001. Global Leaf Area Index from Field Measurements, 1932-2000. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/584

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Dataset has 5 companion files.

  • LAI_refs.txt
  • LAI_comp.txt
  • LAI_refs_doc.bin
  • LAI_TM.pdf
  • LAI_guide.pdf