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MODIS/Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 4-Day L4 Global 1km SIN Grid V005
Entry ID: MCD15A3


Summary
Abstract: Leaf Area Index (LAI) is a dimensionless variable defined as the total one-sided area of green leaves in a vegetation canopy relative to a unit ground area. LAI ignores canopy details such as leaf angle distribution, canopy height or shape. LAI values typically range from 0 for bare ground to 6 or above for a dense forest. Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation absorbed by vegetation ... View entire text

Purpose: Science Research
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Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 005
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-12-18
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Data Set Progress
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