NESDIS VIIRS Green Vegetation Fraction

Metadata Updated: March 11, 2021

This dataset contains weekly Green Vegetation Fraction (GVF) derived from VIIRS. The Green Vegetation Fraction product is updated daily and is used as an input to land surface models to provide characterization of the Earth's surface. NESDIS evaluates the vegetation environmental data records, compares VIIRS composites to the legacy baseline for consistency, implements algorithm enhancements, and tailors the products for use by NWP models and continuity requirements. NESDIS S-NPP Data Exploitation (NDE) VIIRS-based products provide mission continuity from the AVHRR on POES and Metop satellites. The product is distributed in netCDF-4 file format with metadata attributes included.

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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 March 11, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 11, 2021
Data Update Frequency R/P1D

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 11, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 11, 2021
Publisher DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.ncdc:C00870
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-02-25
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1D
Bureau Code 006:48
Metadata Context
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Program Code 006:059
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash c42f49437c64a84956ceeb2ee86e92f0b02721b0
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