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MODIS Net Evapotranspiration Now Available

Timeseries of MODIS ET

The MOD16A2, Net Evapotranspiration, data product is now available from the MODIS Global Subsets Tool. The image shows a stacked timeseries of ET data from 2001 - 2018 for a location in central North America.

The MOD16A2, MODIS/Terra Net Evapotranspiration 8-Day Collection 6, product is now available through the MODIS Global Subsets Tool.

Forest Recovery in the Amazon

Photos of recovering burned (left) and unburned (right) sampling sites

Photos of recovering burned (left) and unburned (right) sampling sites show vegetation changes due to burning and recovery of aboveground biomass after burning. Photos courtesy of I. Numata.

Data was collected to characterize the post-fire recovery of tropical forests in Acre, Brazil.

Aboveground Biomass in the Arctic Tundra

AGB shown in Beaufort Coastal Plain and Brooks Foothills ecoregions of the North Slope of Alaska.

The best estimate (50th percentile) of 30-m shrub dominance (shrub/plant AGB) for non-water portions of the Beaufort Coastal Plain and Brooks Foothills ecoregions of the North Slope of Alaska.

Estimates of aboveground biomass for the North Slope of Alaska are provided in a new dataset.

Tropical Forest Inventory in Brazil

Geographical location of the Tapajos National Forest, PA, Brazil, outlined in yellow.

Location of the Tapajos National Forest, PA, Brazil, outlined in yellow. The gray lines are GLAS sampling flight tracks from 2003 to 2009 and the blue circles are the forest plots sampled. The pictures on the right illustrate three of the stands where plots were located (Goncalves et al., 2017).

Forest inventory data from the Tapajos National Forest in Brazil were used to calibrate GLAS LiDAR estimates of forest biomass.

Tower-based carbon measurements from ACT-America

A map showing locations of ACT-America towers

Map of the locations of ACT-America towers active in 2016.

Data from ACT-America provides atmospheric carbon measurements from nine towers in the Eastern US.

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