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MODIS-derived Forest Radiation Data for Brazil

Average daily net radiation.

Average daily net radiation for the 8-day timestep, 2000-03-29 to 2000-04-06, in the upper Xingu River Basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil, study area.

Net Radiation and Albedo from MODIS for Xingu River Basin, Brazil, 2000-2012

A new dataset provides daily average land surface net radiation (Rnet) as an 8-day time series at approximately 0.5 km resolution for the upper Xingu River Basin in Mato Grosso, Brazil, from 2000-02-18 to 2012-11-16. The parameters needed to calculate Rnet, including albedo, downward shortwave radiation (RSnet), upward longwave radiation (RLnet[up]) and downward longwave radiation (RLnet[down]) were derived from three MODIS products (MOD43A3, MOD11A2 and MOD08E3) and local weather station data. The Rnet estimates were validated with measurements from a net radiometer installed on a tower in Sinop, Mato Grosso.

Data Citation: Silverio, D.V., P.M. Brando, M.N. Macedo, P.S.A. Beck, M.M.C. Bustamante, and M.T. Coe. 2019. Net Radiation and Albedo from MODIS for Xingu River Basin, Brazil, 2000-2012. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1622
Data Center: ORNL DAAC
Sponsor: EOSDIS