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Annual Aboveground Biomass for Boreal Forests of ABoVE Core Domain, 1984-2014

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-06-06
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Spatial distribution of predicted aboveground biomass (AGB) density averaged over 1984-2014 for the ABoVE Core Study Domain. Ecoregions represent the EPA Level 2 Ecoregion boundaries. Source: Wang et al. (2021)

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Estimated annual AGB density for live woody species in the ABoVE Core Study Domain from 1984-2014.

Predicted AGB Estimates for Six Selected US Tidal Marshes

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-05-21
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An area of the Mississippi River Delta (Terrebonne and St. Mary Parishes, LA, USA) showing the largest present-day amount of tidal vegetation biomass in the conterminous US. (Source Louisiana_biomass_2015.tif).

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Aboveground tidal marsh biomass estimates for six estuarine regions of the conterminous United States.

Annual high-resolution estimates of Land Use and Cover from the Mawas research area, Indonesia

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-05-21
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Land cover maps at 30 m resolution across Mawas, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia in 1994 (left) and 2004 (right).

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Annual land use/cover (LUC) maps at 30 m resolution across Mawas, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Forest Change From Canopy Cover Loss from 1986-2010

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-11-30
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North American Forest Dynamics (NAFD) attribution type layer illustrating the type of change event where all events from 1986-2010 were combined. Source: Schleeweis et al. (2020) https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1799

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The North American Forest Dynamics Attribution product provides information depicting forest change across 258 million ha of the conterminous U.S.

Explaining Vegetation Greening Trends in Yellowstone

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-03-26
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Trends in maximum annual NDVI for natural vegetation within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) from 1989 to 2014 (Emmett et al. 2019).

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Daymet and North American Carbon Program (NACP) data were used to study Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) trends across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

Wildfire Burn Severity Across Alaska and Canada

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2018-07-18
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The differenced Normalized Burned Ratio (dNBR) for a burn scar from fires in 2015 within ABoVE grid tile Bh05Bv03. A higher dNBR indicates a higher fire severity.

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New data from NASA's ABoVE campaign provides a high-resolution record of differenced Normalized Burned Ratio (dNBR) for fires from 1985-2015.