Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m×30m land surface LAI dataset in Qilian mountain area (2019)

Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m×30m land surface LAI dataset in Qilian mountain area (2019)

This data set includes the monthly synthetic 30 m × 30 m surface Lai products in Qilian Mountain Area in 2019. The maximum value composition (MVC) method is used to synthesize the monthly NDVI products on the earth's surface and calculate the Lai by using the reflectance data of Landsat 8 and sentinel 2 red and near infrared channels. The data is monthly synthesized by Google Earth engine cloud platform, and the index is calculated by the model. The missing pixels are interpolated with good quality, which can be used in environmental change monitoring and other fields.

File naming and required software

File naming convention: Lai_ Yyyymm-n.tif (yyyy: year, mm: month, N: Tile Number)
Data version No.: v1.0
Projection + proj = longlat + datum = WGS84 + no_ defs
Data format: GeoTIFF
Unit: None
Scale factor: 0.001
Valid value range: 0-10000
Fill value: 0

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Wu, J., Zhong, B., Wu, J. (2020). Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m×30m land surface LAI dataset in Qilian mountain area (2019). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Ecolo.tpdc.270704. CSTR: 18406.11.Ecolo.tpdc.270704. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Cihlar, J., Manak, D., & D'Iorio, M. (1994). Evaluation of Compositing Algorithms for AVHRR Data over Land. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 32(2), 427-437.( View Details | Bibtex)

2. Huete, A., Didan, K., Miura, T., Rodriguez, E.P., Gao, X., &Ferreira, L.G. (2002). Overview of The Radiometric and Biophysical Performance of The MODIS Vegetation Indices. Remote Sensing of Environment, 83(1-2), 195–213.( View Details | Bibtex)

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Support Program

Pan-Third Pole Environment Study for a Green Silk Road-A CAS Strategic Priority A Program (No:XDA20000000)

the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (No:XDA20100101) [XDA20100101]

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Geographic coverage
East: 107.00 West: 89.00
South: 34.00 North: 45.00
  • Temporal resolution: Monthly
  • Spatial resolution: 10m - 100m
  • File size: 29,696 MB
  • Views: 1,924
  • Downloads: 38
  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 2019-01-13 To 2020-01-12
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
: WU Jinhua   ZHONG Bo   WU Junjun  

Distributor: National Tibetan Plateau Data Center


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