Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m FVC Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2021 (V1.0)

Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m FVC Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2021 (V1.0)

Fractional Vegetation Coverage (FVC) is defined as the proportion of the vertical projection area of Vegetation canopy or leaf surface to the total Vegetation area, which is an important indicator to measure the status of Vegetation on the surface. In this dataset, vegetation coverage is an evaluation index reflecting vegetation coverage. 0% means that there is no vegetation in the surface pixel, that is, bare land. The higher the value, the greater the vegetation coverage in the region. This data set includes the monthly synthesis of 30m*30m surface vegetation index products in Qilian mountain area in 2021. Max value composition (MVC) method was used to synthesize monthly FVC products on the surface using the reflectivity data of Landsat 8 and sentinel 2 channels from Red and NIR channels.

File naming and required software

File Naming Convention: FVC_YYYYMM-N.tif (YYYY: year, MM: month, N: division number)
Data Version:V1.0
Projection:+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs
Data Format: GeoTIFF
NDVI Unit:None
Scale Factor:0.001
Valid Range:0 - 1000
Filled Value:0

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Wu, J., Li, Y., Zhong, B. (2022). Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m FVC Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2021 (V1.0). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Terre.tpdc.272663. CSTR: 18406.11.Terre.tpdc.272663. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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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: 81,100 MB
  • Views: 761
  • Downloads: 51
  • Access: Requestable
  • Temporal coverage: 2021-01-01 To 2021-12-31
  • Updated time: 2022-06-21
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