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FY-3A MERSI Monthly Vegetation Index Level 3 Product
Entry ID: FY3A_MERSI_NVI_monthly_L3

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Abstract: Monthly MERSI Vegetation Index Product:

The monthly composite products of vegetation index from MERSI are globally divided equal area projected tiles of 10�10 degrees with a resolution of 250m. The data set contains NDVI, EVI, calibrated values of band1-5, solar zenith angle, sensor zenith angle, solar azimuth angle, sensor azimuth angle and quality control flag.

Purpose: Monthly MERSI Vegetation Index Product:

The vegetation product can be used for the land surface change monitoring, the agriculture remote sensing, and the study of climatic change.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: Monthly MERSI Vegetation Index Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, China
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 250 m
Longitude Resolution: 250 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 meters - < 500 meters
Data Set Progress
Data Center
FENGYUN Satellite Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 4006-121-701
Email: dataserver at
Contact Address:
National Satellite Meteorological Center data services
No. 46
Zhongguancun, Haidian District
South Street
City: Beijing
Postal Code: 100081
Country: China
Distribution Size: ~366.24 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-12-07
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