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Global Land Surface Phenology Metrics derived from AVHRR, SPOT, and MODIS 1981-present
Entry ID: MEaSUREs_VIP_Phenology

Abstract: MEaSUREs VIP Land Surface Phenology products are supported by a NASA Making Earth Science Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) collaborative agreement. Global phenology metrics based on the MEaSURES VIP EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) products are being developed as a consistent, high quality, and well characterized Earth Science Data Record (ESDR) using long term data from ... View entire text

Purpose: The MEaSUREs VIP Phenology product provides long term, consistent, and high quality vegetation records enable climate change study, and land surface change characterization.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5600m
Longitude Resolution: 5600m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints February 2011 - Beta products are temporally incomplete and are undergoing community review. Web interface access will be announced following NASA approval Summer 2011.
Data Center
Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: MEaSURES VIP Phenology

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 6055942638
Fax: 6055946567
Email: jenkerson at
Contact Address:
USGS EROS Data Center
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-02-14

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