LP DAAC Releases VIIRS Version 2 Leaf Area Index/FPAR Data Products

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LP DAAC Releases VIIRS Version 2 Leaf Area Index/FPAR Data Products

by LP DAAC - jwilson » Fri Sep 01, 2023 5:57 pm America/New_York

he LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) product suite. The VIIRS Version 2 release includes data products from both the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite and NOAA-20 satellite which was previously called Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1). This release covers the joint mission period from year 2018 up to the leading edge. Details on product improvements for Version 2 are provided on the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) landing page. The Suomi NPP VIIRS Version 1 LAI/FPAR data product will remain available and will continue with forward processing alongside the Version 2 products.

A citation containing the DOI for the VIIRS Version 2 LAI/FPAR datasets is provided below.

VIIRS/NPP Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500 m SIN Grid V002 – VNP15A2H
Myneni, R.. VIIRS/NPP Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V002. 2023, distributed by NASA EOSDIS Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center, https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP15A2H.002. Accessed YYYY-MM-DD.

VIIRS/JPSS1 Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500 m SIN Grid V002 – VJ115A2H
Myneni, R.. VIIRS/JPSS1 Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V002. 2023, distributed by NASA EOSDIS Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center, https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VJ115A2H.002. Accessed YYYY-MM-DD.

The data are available for download through NASA’s Earthdata Search.

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https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/news/lp-daac-releases-viirs-version-2-leaf-area-indexfpar-data-products/

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