MODIS Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Data Access
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Overview
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The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data set is available on a 16 day basis for the six year period between 2001 and 2006. The product is derived from bands 1 and 2 of the MODerate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on board NASA's Terra satellite. A time-series of NDVI observations can be used to examine the dynamics of the growing season or monitor phenomena such as droughts

Code Values
Value Label
0-250 NDVI values
251 water (pending)
253 Null (fill)
 
How to Cite This Data Set

Citation Format: Author (Publication Date), Collection Name, Product Name, Version, Collection Publisher, Publisher Location, Product Coverage Date.

Citation Parameters Example:

  • Author: Carroll, M.L., C.M. DiMiceli, R.A. Sohlberg, and J.R.G. Townshend
  • Publication Date: {specify product year from metadata}
  • Collection Name: 250m MODIS Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
  • Product Name: {optional: specify product name portion of file name}
  • Version: Collection 4
  • Publisher: University of Maryland
  • Publisher Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Product Coverage Date: {specify from metadata or naming convention}
Full Example Citation: Carroll, M.L., C.M. DiMiceli, R.A. Sohlberg, and J.R.G. Townshend (2004), 250m MODIS Normalized Difference Vegetation Index, 250ndvi28920033435, Collection 4, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, Day 289, 2003.
Intellectual Property Rights

University of Maryland, Department of Geography and NASA; use is free to all if acknowledgement is made. UMD holds ultimate copyright.

Source

Source for this data set is the Global Land Cover Facility, www.landcover.org.

MODIS NDVI
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