The global AVHRR remote sensing vegetation phenology at peturning green stage in spring (1981-2003)

The global AVHRR remote sensing vegetation phenology at peturning green stage in spring (1981-2003)

This dataset is based on the long sequence (1981-2013)normalized difference vegetation index product(Version 3) of the latest NOAA Global Inventory Monitoring and Modeling System (GIMMS). First, the NDVI data products were re-sampled from the spatial resolution of 1/12 degree to 0.5 degree, then the time series of every year was smoothed by the double-logistic method, and the smoothed curvature was calculated. The maximum curvature of spring was selected as the returning green stage of the vegetation in Spring. This data can be used to analyze the temporal and spatial characteristics of the Holarctic vegetation phenology in Spring.

File naming and required software

NDVI name_variable name_time span
The format of the data is netcdf.

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Xu, X. (2019). The global AVHRR remote sensing vegetation phenology at peturning green stage in spring (1981-2003). A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Xu, X.Y, Riley, W., Koven, C.D., & Jia, G.S. (2018). Observed and simulated sensitivities of spring greenup to preseason climate in northern temperate and boreal regions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123(1), 60-78.( View Details | Bibtex)

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Geographic coverage
East: 180.00 West: -180.00
South: 30.00 North: 90.00
  • Temporal resolution: Yearly
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  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 1982-01-15 To 2014-01-14
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
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