GLOBAL LEAF AREA INDEX DATA FROM FIELD MEASUREMENTS, 1932-2000
Entry ID: HISTORICAL_LAI

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Summary
Abstract: Approximately 1000 published estimates of leaf area index (LAI) from nearly 400 unique field sites, covering the period 1932-2000, have been compiled into a single data set. LAI is a key parameter for global and regional models of biosphere/atmosphere exchange of carbon dioxide, water vapor, etc. This data set provides a benchmark of typical values and ranges of LAI for a variety of biomes and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.3   S: -54.5   E: 172.75   W: -156.67

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: ASNER, G.P.GOWER, S.T.SCURLOCK, J.M.O.
Dataset Title: GLOBAL LEAF AREA INDEX DATA FROM FIELD MEASUREMENTS, 1932-2000
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=584&term2attribut...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1932-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC) Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 584

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
Department of Plant Biology
Carnegie Institution of Washington
City: Stanford
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94305
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-12-06
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