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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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Generating surfaces of daily meteorological variables over large regions of complex terrain
Abstract A method for generating daily surfaces of temperature, precipitation, humidity, and radiation over large regions of complex terrain is presented. Required inputs include digital elevationExpand
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Parameterization and Sensitivity Analysis of the BIOME–BGC Terrestrial Ecosystem Model: Net Primary Production Controls
Abstract Ecosystem simulation models use descriptive input parameters to establish the physiology, biochemistry, structure, and allocation patterns of vegetation functional types, or biomes. ForExpand
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Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide
Efforts to control climate change require the stabilization of atmospheric CO2 concentrations. This can only be achieved through a drastic reduction of global CO2 emissions. Yet fossil fuel emissionsExpand
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A general model of forest ecosystem processes for regional applications I. Hydrologic balance, canopy gas exchange and primary production processes
An ecosystem process model is described that calculates the carbon, water and nitrogen cycles through a forest ecosystem. The model, FOREST-BGC, treats canopy interception and evaporation,Expand
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Global Terrestrial Gross and Net Primary Productivity from the Earth Observing System
Probably the single most fundamental measure of “global change” of highest practical interest to humankind is the change in terrestrial biological productivity. Biological productivity is the sourceExpand
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Synergistic algorithm for estimating vegetation canopy leaf area index and fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active
A synergistic algorithm for producing global leaf area index and fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation fields from canopy reflectance data measured by MODIS (moderate resolutionExpand
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Extrapolation of synoptic meteorological data in mountainous terrain and its use for simulating forest evapotranspiration and photosynthesis
A model for calculating daily microclimate conditions in mountainous terrain is presented. Maximum–minimum daily air temperatures, precipitation, and dew point are extrapolated from valley stations...
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An improved algorithm for estimating incident daily solar radiation from measurements of temperature, humidity, and precipitation
Abstract We present a reformulation of the Bristow–Campbell model for daily solar radiation, developed using daily observations of radiation, temperature, humidity, and precipitation, from 40Expand
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Regional evaporation estimates from flux tower and MODIS satellite data
Abstract Two models were evaluated for their ability to estimate land surface evaporation at 16-day intervals using MODIS remote sensing data and surface meteorology as inputs. The first was theExpand
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