Global GIMMS NDVI3g v1 dataset (1981-2015)

Global GIMMS NDVI3g v1 dataset (1981-2015)

The NDVI data set is the latest release of the long sequence (1981-2015) normalized difference vegetation index product of NOAA Global Inventory Monitoring and Modeling System (GIMMS), version number 3g.v1.

The temporal resolution of the product is twice a month, while the spatial resolution is 1/12 of a degree. The temporal coverage is from July 1981 to December 2015. This product is a shared data product and can be downloaded directly from

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The National Center for Atmospheric Research. (2018). 全球1/12度 AVHRR GIMMS 均一化植被指数(1981-2015). A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Tucker, C.J., Pinzon, J.E., Brown, M.E., Slayback, D.A., Pak, E.W., Mahoney, R., Vermote, E.F., Saleous, N. (2005). An extended AVHRR-8km NDVI dataset compatible with MODIS and SPOT vegetation NDVI data. Int. J. Remote Sens. 26, 4485–4498.( View Details | Bibtex)

2. Pinzon, J.E., &Tucker, C.J. (2014). A non-stationary 1981-2012 AVHRR NDVI3g time series. Remote Sensing , 6(8), 6929-6960.( View Details | Download | Bibtex)

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Geographic coverage
East: -180.00 West: 180.00
South: -90.00 North: 90.00
  • Temporal resolution: Yearly
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  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 1981-08-03 To 2016-01-22
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
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