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Global products of vegetation leaf area and fraction absorbed PAR from year one of MODIS data
An algorithm based on the physics of radiative transfer in vegetation canopies for the retrieval of vegetation green leaf area index (LAI) and fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiationExpand
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An overview of MODIS Land data processing and product status
Data from the first Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on the NASA Terra Platform are being used to provide a new generation of land data products in support of theExpand
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MODIS Leaf Area Index (LAI) And Fraction Of Photosynthetically Active Radiation Absorbed By Vegetation (FPAR) Product
In a device for detecting fluid flow, an elongated body, such as a wire, is supported so that when a substantial portion of its length is exposed to a flowing fluid with the longitudinal axis of saidExpand
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Validation and intercomparison of global Leaf Area Index products derived from remote sensing data
[1] This study investigates the performances of four major global Leaf Area Index (LAI) products at 1/11.2° spatial sampling and a monthly time step: ECOCLIMAP climatology, GLOBCARBON (fromExpand
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Evaluation of the consistency of long-term NDVI time series derived from AVHRR,SPOT-vegetation, SeaWiFS, MODIS, and Landsat ETM+ sensors
This paper evaluates the consistency of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) records derived from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), SPOT-Vegetation, SeaWiFS, Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, and Landsat ETM+. Expand
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Validation of GOES and MODIS active fire detection products using ASTER and ETM+ data
Abstract In this study we implemented a comprehensive analysis to validate the MODIS and GOES satellite active fire detection products (MOD14 and WFABBA, respectively) and characterize their majorExpand
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Tracking the rhythm of the seasons in the face of global change: phenological research in the 21st century.
Phenology is the study of recurring life-cycle events, classic examples being the flowering of plants and animal migration. Phenological responses are increasingly relevant for addressing appliedExpand
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The MODIS fire products
Fire products are now available from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) including the only current global daily active fire product. This paper describes the algorithm, theExpand
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Large seasonal swings in leaf area of Amazon rainforests
Despite early speculation to the contrary, all tropical forests studied to date display seasonal variations in the presence of new leaves, flowers, and fruits. Past studies were focused on the timingExpand
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Validation of global moderate-resolution LAI products: a framework proposed within the CEOS land product validation subgroup
Initiated in 1984, the Committee Earth Observing Satellites' Working Group on Calibration and Validation (CEOS WGCV) pursues activities to coordinate, standardize and advance calibration and validation of civilian satellites and their data. Expand
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