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NACP Regional: Original Observation Data and Biosphere and Inverse Model Outputs

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This data set contains the originally-submitted observation measurement data, terrestrial biosphere model output data, and inverse model simulations that various investigator teams contributed to the North American Carbon Program (NACP) Regional Synthesis activities. The data set provides nine (9) data packages of remote sensing and ground observation measurements (OM) (MODIS gross primary productivity (GPP), MODIS net primary production (NPP), MODIS fraction of photosynthetically active radiation (fPar), MODIS leaf area index (LAI), MODIS enhanced vegetation index (EVI), MODIS normalize difference vegetation index (NDVI), Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) forest biomass, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) crop NPP, and Flux Anomaly). The data set also provides data packages of simulation results from 19 terrestrial biosphere models (TBM) and eight (8) inverse models (IM). The data packages are respectively OM, TBM, and IM data files listed in Tables 4-6. Each OM, TBM, and IM data package contains all of the original data (and documentation, if any) that the NACP Modeling and Synthesis Thematic Data Center (MAST-DC) acquired or received. These originally-submitted data were processed by the MAST-DC to produce the three standardized gridded data sets of carbon flux for inter-comparison purposes (see Related Data Products below). These original data and documentation are provided to allow users of the standardized gridded data products to be able to trace back to the data origins when needed. The Data Center (ORNL DAAC) transformed some of the originally-submitted data files to file formats that are more suitable for long-term archiving. For example, .xlsx files were saved as .csv, ERDAS Imagine files were converted to GeoTIFFs, and MATLAB files were converted to GeoTIFF and NetCDF formats as appropriate. Files received in NetCDF, GeoTIFF, and HDF formats were not transformed.

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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 December 6, 2023

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Metadata Created Date May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher ORNL_DAAC
Identifier C2539941553-ORNL_CLOUD
Data First Published 2022-11-21
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2023-07-12
Category NACP, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Cook, R.B., W.M. Post, P.E. Thornton, A.R. Jacobson, D.N. Huntzinger, Y. Wei, I.T. Baker, J.M. Chen, F. Chevallier, F.M. Hoffman, A.K. Jain, Shuguang Liu, R. Lokupitiya, D.A. McGuire, A.M. Michalak, G.G. Moisen, R.P. Neilson, P. Peylin, C.S. Potter, B. Poulter, D. Price, J.T. Randerson, C. Rodenbeck, A.E. Schuh, C.R. Schwalm, H. Tian, E. Tomelleri, D.P. Turner, G.R. van der Werf, N. Viovy, T.O. West, J. Xiao, N. Zeng, and M. Zhao. 2013. NACP Regional: Original Observation Data and Biosphere and Inverse Model Outputs. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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