MODIS Lai data of 34 key nodes in Pan third pole region (2002-2016)

Leaf area index (leaf area index), also known as leaf area coefficient, refers to the multiple of total plant leaf area in land area per unit land area, which is a better dynamic index to reflect the size of crop population. Leaf area index (LAI) is an important structural parameter of forest ecosystem. It represents the density of leaves and canopy structure characteristics, and affects the physiological and biochemical processes such as photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration in the canopy. It is a key parameter to describe the material and energy exchange between soil, vegetation and atmosphere, and is also an important variable for estimating various ecological processes and functions.

Based on MODIS leaf area index data from 2000 to 2016, the mcd15a3h product data of Pan third pole key node area were trimmed, and the 4-day leaf area index data of key node area from 2002 to 2016 were obtained. Data projection: sinusoidal projection

The data area is 34 key nodes of Pan third pole (Abbas, Astana, Colombo, Gwadar, Mengba, Teheran, Vientiane, etc.).

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. TIF format, named after the node country, such as Alexander_ Lai, you can use ArcGIS, envi open view

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YIN Haiming. MODIS Lai data of 34 key nodes in Pan third pole region (2002-2016). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2020. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. MCD15A3H MODIS/Terra Net Leaf area index 4-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC( View Details | Bibtex)

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