LBA-ECO ND-30 Fractional Cover of Mixed Land Use Ranches, Para and Rondonia, BrazilEntry ID: ND30_PASTURE_DEGRADATION
Abstract: This data set contains images of fractional cover estimates of photosynthetic vegetation (PV) canopy, nonphotosynthetic vegetation (NPV), and exposed soils (S) derived from Landsat images (30-m resolution) obtained for two ranches in the Brazilian Amazon from 1996 to 2002. The Fazenda Vitoria ranch is located in eastern Para near the city of Paragominas and is a mosaic of primary forest, logged ... forest, secondary forest, and pasture with moderately dissected topography. The Fazenda Nova Vida ranch is located in the state of Rondonia in western Amazonia and is a mosaic of primary forest, logged forest, and pastures. For Fazenda Vitoria, two dry-season Landsat images were obtained, subset, and analyzed. For Nova Vida three dry-season images and one end-of-wet-season image were obtained, subset, and analyzed. Spectral mixture analysis, which decomposes individual satellite pixels into constituent cover fractions of surface materials, was used with a general probabilistic modeling approach to derive subpixel cover fractions of PV, NPV, and S. There are six GeoTIFF (.tif) files with this data set.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: ASNER, G.P.DAVIDSON, E.A.FIGUEIREDO, R.D.O.NEILL, C.STONE, T.A.
Dataset Title: LBA-ECO ND-30 Fractional Cover of Mixed Land Use Ranches, Para and Rondonia, Brazil
Dataset Release Date: 2013
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Other Citation Details: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1164Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=1164&term2attribu...
Start Date: 1996-07-06Stop Date: 2002-05-22
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-06-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-07-01