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MODIS/Terra Net Primary Production Gap-Filled Yearly L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V061

Metadata Updated: May 27, 2024

The MOD17A3HGF Version 6.1 product provides information about annual Gross and Net Primary Production (GPP and NPP) at 500 meter (m) pixel resolution. Annual Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) GPP and NPP is derived from the sum of all 8-day GPP Net Photosynthesis (PSN) products (MOD17A2H)( from the given year. The PSN value is the difference of the GPP and the Maintenance Respiration (MR).

The MOD17A2HGF will be generated at the end of each year when the entire yearly 8-day MOD15A2H ( is available. Hence, the gap-filled MOD17A2HGF is the improved MOD17, which has cleaned the poor-quality inputs from 8-day Leaf Area Index and Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR/LAI) based on the Quality Control (QC) label for every pixel. If any LAI/FPAR pixel did not meet the quality screening criteria, its value is determined through linear interpolation. However, users cannot get MOD17A2HGF in near-real time because it will be generated only at the end of a given year.

Stage 3 ( validation has been achieved for MOD17 products.

Improvements/Changes from Previous Versions * The Version 6.1 Level-1B (L1B) products have been improved by undergoing various calibration changes that include: changes to the response-versus-scan angle (RVS) approach that affects reflectance bands for Aqua and Terra MODIS, corrections to adjust for the optical crosstalk in Terra MODIS infrared (IR) bands, and corrections to the Terra MODIS forward look-up table (LUT) update for the period 2012 - 2017. * A polarization correction has been applied to the L1B Reflective Solar Bands (RSB). * The product uses Climatology LAI/FPAR as back up to the operational LAI/FPAR.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date May 27, 2024

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Metadata Created Date May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date May 27, 2024
Publisher LP DAAC
Identifier C2565791034-LPCLOUD
Data First Published 2021-03-15
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2021-03-15
Category Terra, geospatial
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Citation Steve Running, Maosheng Zhao. 2021-03-15. MODIS/Terra Net Primary Production Gap-Filled Yearly L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V061. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA EOSDIS Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center. The DOI landing page provides citations in APA and Chicago styles..
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