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

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

Net Primary Productivity (NPP) refers to the total amount of organic matter produced by photosynthesis in green plants per unit time and area. As the basis of water cycle, nutrient cycle and biodiversity change in terrestrial ecosystems, NPP is an important ecological indicator for estimating earth support capacity and evaluating sustainable development of terrestrial ecosystems. This data set includes the monthly synthesis of 30m*30m surface LAI products in Qilian mountain area in 2021. Max value composition (MVC) method was used to synthesize monthly NPP 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: NPP_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 - 30000
Filled Value:0

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Wu, J., Li, Y., Zhong, B. (2022). Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m NPP Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2021 (V1.0). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Terre.tpdc.272664. CSTR: 18406.11.Terre.tpdc.272664. (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: 34,100 MB
  • Views: 1,161
  • Downloads: 35
  • Access: Requestable
  • Temporal coverage: 2021-01-01 To 2021-12-31
  • Updated time: 2022-06-21
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