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1. Digital Elevation Models from NOAA/NGDC [gov.noaa.ngdc.ngdc_dems]   CHILD DIFs
Digital elevation models (DEMs) of U.S. coasts that integrate ocean bathymetry and land topography to support NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in Earth's environment, and conserve ...


2. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles Special Observation V003 [TL2SUMS3]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


3. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles Special Observation V004 [TL2SUMS4]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


4. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles Special Observation V005 [TL2SUMS5]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


5. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles Special Observation V006 [TL2SUMS6]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


6. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles V003 [TL2SUM3]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


7. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles V004 [TL2SUM4]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


8. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles V005 [TL2SUM5]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


9. TES Aura L2 Summary Profiles V006 [TL2SUM6]
The Level 2 Summary Product is essentially a subset of all of the L2 Standard or Special Observation Products generated for a run combined into one product. Specifically, what is not included in ...


10. Historical Land-Cover Change and Land-Use Conversions Global Dataset [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00814]
A set of three estimates of land-cover types and annual transformations of land use are provided on a global 0.5 x0.5 degree lat/lon grid at annual time steps. The longest of the three estimates spans ...


11. 1 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [GLCF_GLC_1km]
This summary is adapted from the One Kilometer Global Land Cover Project Document-Data Set Description web page, which may be found at the following URL: "http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/index.shtml". ...


12. 8 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [GLCF_GLC_8km]   CHILD DIFs
This summary is adapted from the Eight Kilometer Global Land Cover Project Document-Data Set Description web page, which may be found at the following URL: "http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/data.shtml". ...


13. African Water Stress Study for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_AFRICA]
Outputs from a Water Balance and Transport Model (WBM/WTM) were used to determine the spatial distribution of renewable water supply, expressed as the sum of local runoff and river corridor discharge. ...


14. An expanded map of vegetation communities at Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge [USGS_CERC_BigMuddyNFWR_VegMap]
In 2012, a map of vegetation communities on Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was expanded based on interpretation of aerial photographs and field data. National Agricultural Imagery Program ...


15. Annotation layer for Nov 16 2000 image of 8 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [ANNOTATED_GLCF_GLC_8km_583]   PARENT DIF
Outline of the vegetation area with NDVI>0.5 is annotated. Fifteen images were annotated to study the change in vegetation between November 2000 and March 2001. This layer ...


16. Auto-Navigated, Calibrated, Geocoded NOAA_AVHRR data for Central Europe [DFD-NOAA_AVHRR_CE]
The available data set comprises NDVI data of Central Europe derived from NOAA-AVHRR and browse products; on-line access is offered by means of the Intelligent Satellite Data ...


17. California Fire and Resource Assessment Program [FRAP_CFRAP]
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection's Fire and Resource Assessment Program (FRAP) assesses the amount and extent of California's forests and rangelands, analyzes their conditions ...


18. Canada 1-km, 10-day, SPOT/VEGETATION composites for growing season 1998-2004 [Canada_GeoGratis_SPOTVEGETATION]
As part of the climate change research, data from the SPOT/VEGETATION instrument are systematically corrected for period 1998-2004 and provided in this archive. The VGT archive contains ...


19. Conterminous U.S. AVHRR Bi-Weekly Composites [USAVHRR]
The goal of the Conterminous U.S. AVHRR project is to compile a comprehensive time series data set of calibrated, georegistered daily observations and biweekly maximum normalized difference ...


20. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Mongu, Zambia, Africa [LANDVAL_MONGU]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


21. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Skukuza, Kruger NP, Republic of South Africa [LANDVAL_SKUKUZA]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


22. Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin [USGS_OFR_2002_206]
The story of Lake Pontchartrain and its surrounding Basin is a fascinating saga. Created at the end of the last Ice Age, this estuary is much more than just a magnificent natural resource. It has ...


23. Global Experimental Bi-Weekly Normalized Difference (GLEND) Vegetation Index [GLEND_NC00260]
The vigor and density of green vegetation can be monitored through examination of the spectral reflectance of the vegetation in the visible and near infrared areas of the electromagnetic ...


24. Global Land Use Database [SAGE_IAMDATA]
The land use data sets developed at SAGE have a native resolution of 0.5 degree in latitude x longitude. Here users can choose to interpolate their variable of choice into any resolution, including ...


25. Global Monthly Maximum Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) [NDVI1X1]
http://data.giss.nasa.gov/landuse/ndvi.html The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) is derived from radiances measured in the visible and near-infrared spectrum by the ...


26. Greenness of the Conterminous U.S. [USGS_GREENESS]
Since 1989, the USGS EROS Data Center has been mapping the vegetation condition of the conterminous United States (lower 48 states) using satellite information. The vegetation condition maps, or more ...


27. ISLSCP II CONTINUOUS FIELDS OF VEGETATION COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_CONTVEG]
The objective of this study was to derive continuous fields of vegetation cover from multi-temporal Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data using all available bands and derived Normalized ...


28. ISLSCP II EARTH RADIATION BUDGET EXPERIMENT (ERBE) MONTHLY ALBEDO, 1986-1990 [ISCLSCP_II_ERBE_ALBEDO]
The goals of the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) are (1) to understand the radiation balance between the Sun, Earth, atmosphere, and space and (2) to establish an accurate, long-term baseline ...


29. ISLSCP II FASIR-ADJUSTED NDVI, 1982-1998 [ISLSCP_II_FASIR_NDVI]
The Fourier-Adjusted, Sensor and Solar zenith angle corrected, Interpolated, Reconstructed (FASIR) adjusted Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 17-year, ...


30. ISLSCP II GIMMS MONTHLY NDVI, 1981-2002 [ISLSCP_II_GIMMS_NDVI]
The Global Inventory Modelling and Mapping Studies (GIMMS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 22-year satellite record of monthly changes in terrestrial ...


31. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL CROPLANDS COVER, 1700-1992 [ISLSCP_II_HCROPLAND]
The Historical Croplands Cover data set was developed to understand the consequences of historical changes in land use and land cover for ecosystem goods and services. In particular, this data set ...


32. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL LAND COVER AND LAND USE, 1700-1990 [ISLSCP_II_HLANDCOVER]
The Historical Land Cover and Land Use data set was developed to provide the global change community with historical land use estimates. The data set describes historical land use changes over a 300-year ...


33. ISLSCP II IGBP DISCOVER AND SIB LAND COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_IDSLC]
This data set describes the geographic distributions of 17 classes of land cover based on the International Geosphere-Biosphere DISCover land cover legend (Loveland and Belward 1997) and the 15 classes ...


34. ISLSCP II LEAF AREA INDEX (LAI) FROM FIELD MEASUREMENTS, 1932-2000 [ISLSCP_II_ORNL_LAI]
Leaf Area Index (LAI) data from the scientific literature, covering the period from 1932-2000, have been compiled at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) ...


35. ISLSCP II MODIS (COLLECTION 4) ALBEDO, 2002 [ISLSCP_II_MODIS_ALBEDO_2002]
The MODIS BRDF/Albedo Product (MOD43B) provides measures of clear sky surface albedo every 16 days. Both white-sky albedo (bihemispherical reflectance) and black-sky albedo (directional hemispherical ...


36. ISLSCP II MODIS (COLLECTION 4) IGPB LAND COVER, 2000-2001 [ISLSCP_II_MODISLC]
The objective of the MODIS Land Cover Product is to provide a suite of land cover types useful to global system science modelers by exploiting the information content of MODIS data in the spectral, ...


37. ISLSCP II MONTHLY SNOW-FREE ALBEDO, 1982-1998, AND BACKGROUND SOIL REFLECTANCE [ISLSCPII_SNOWFREE_ALBEDO]
This data set contains monthly average snow-free surface shortwave albedo calculated for the period 1982-1998 and estimates of background soil/litter reflectances in the visible (0.4-0.7 ??m) and ...


38. ISLSCP II NOAA 5-YEAR AVERAGE MONTHLY SNOW-FREE ALBEDO FROM AVHRR [ISLSCP_II_NOAA_ALBEDO_5yr]
The objective of this work was to produce a monthly climatology of broadband surface albedos for use in global numerical weather prediction models at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction ...


39. ISLSCP II POTENTIAL NATURAL VEGETATION COVER [ISLSCP_II_POT_VEG]
This data set was developed to describe the state of the global land cover in terms of 15 major vegetation types, plus water, before alteration by humans. It forms a complement to the historical croplands ...


40. ISLSCP II UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND GLOBAL LAND COVER CLASSIFICATIONS, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP_II_UMD_LC]
The objective of this study was to create a land cover map derived from 1 kilometer AVHRR data using all available bands and derived Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and a full year of ...


41. LBA REGIONAL LAND COVER FROM AVHRR, 1-KM, 1992-1993 (HANSEN ET AL.) [lba_avhrr_1km]
This data set is a subset of Hansen et al. (1999), "1 km Global Land Cover Data Set Derived from AVHRR," which was developed at the Laboratory for Global Remote Sensing Studies (LGRSS) at the University ...


42. LBA-ECO LC-22 Land Cover from MODIS Vegetation Indices, Mato Grosso, Brazil [LC22_MODIS_PHENOLOGY]
This data set provides land cover classifications for Mato Grosso, Brazil, for the years 2000-2001 and 2003-2004. The classifications were derived from annual vegetation phenology information from ...


43. LEAF AREA INDEX MAPS AT 30-M RESOLUTION, SELECTED SITES, CANADA [global_vegetation_LAI_Canada]
This data set provides local LAI maps for the selected measured sites in Canada. These derived maps may also be useful for validating other LAI maps over these same sites given that the areas are ...


44. LEAF AREA INDEX MAPS AT 30-M RESOLUTION, VALERI SITE, LAROSE, CANADA [LAI_MAPS_30M_VALERISITE]
This data set provide local LAI maps for the Larose (Ontario) site in Canada. These derived maps may also be useful for validating other LAI maps over this same site given that the area is protected ...


45. Lake Tahoe, USA Riparian Assessment: Ground Cover Classification [LT_Ground_H2O]
The Lake Tahoe Riparian Assessment interpreted the 1996 digital image files to classify ground cover in the 14 riparian corridors. Ground cover was classified in the following categories: coniferous, ...


46. Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone: Coastal Typology Dataset [IGBP_LOICZ_NIOZ_COAST_TYPOLOGY]
The Coastal Typology Dataset is a project of the Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) program of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). ...


47. Large-Scale Biosphere Atmosphere (LBA) Experiment in Amazonia / South American Data [EOSWEBSTER_LBA_SA]   CHILD DIFs
The LBA / South American Data Collection is a group of datasets which support the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) and other studies of South American extent. Example ...


48. Level 1.1 of PALSAR (ALOS) Data Processing [alos_Level1.1_of_palsar]
The Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR) is an active microwave sensor using L-band frequency to achieve cloud-free and day-and-night land observation. Level 1.1 of PALSAR ...


49. Level 1.5 of PALSAR (ALOS) Data Processing [alos_Level1.5_of_palsar]
The Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR) is an active microwave sensor using L-band frequency to achieve cloud-free and day-and-night land observation. Level 1.5 of PALSAR ...


50. Level 1A of PRISM (ALOS) Data Processing [alos_Level_1A_of_prism]
PRISM is a panchromatic radiometer operating in the visible near infrared region, and has three telescopes for forward, nadir and backward view. PRISM has an Earth rotation correction function to ...


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