Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m LAI Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2020 (V1.0)

Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m LAI Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2020 (V1.0)

This data set includes the monthly synthesis of 30m LAI products in Qilian mountain area in 2020. Max value composition (MVC) method was used to synthesize monthly LAI 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: LAI_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 - 10000
Filled Value:0

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Cite as:

Wu, J., Zhong, B. (2021). Landsat-based continuous monthly 30m LAI Dataset in Qilian mountain area in 2020 (V1.0). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Ecolo.tpdc.271548. CSTR: 18406.11.Ecolo.tpdc.271548. (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: 1m - 10m
  • File size: 14,540 MB
  • Views: 401
  • Downloads: 3
  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 2020-01-01 To 2020-12-31
  • Updated time: 2021-06-24
: WU Junjun   ZHONG Bo  

Distributor: National Tibetan Plateau Data Center


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