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First GEDI Level 4 Biomass Data Highlighted by NASA's Earthdata

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-08-26
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Example subset of aboveground biomass density (AGBD; Mg ha-1) predictions from the GEDI Level-4A footprint product over Northern California, USA, spanning April to July 2019. GEDI footprints are spaced 60m along track and 600m across-track.

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GEDI L4A Footprint Level Aboveground Biomass Density, Version 1 released.

GEDI Level 3 Data Highlighted by NASA's Earthdata

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-04-11
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The GEDI instrument onboard the ISS uses three lasers split into eight tracks that fire 242 times per second illuminating a 25-meter footprint of the Earth's surface.

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GEDI Level 3 gridded estimates of canopy height, ground elevation, and laser footprint counts from the instrument's full waveform lidar from the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA's GSFC.

Sea Water Elevation Profile and Change from Pre-Delta-X Campaign Datasets

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-04-05
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Collage of dataset airborne imagery from AirSWOT, UAVSAR and the ASO lidar instrument provide examination of water level elevation estimates and changes.

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Five Pre-Delta-X Airborne datasets recently published provide sea water level profile and change derived from UAVSAR, AirSWOT, and lidar.

Digital Elevation Models for the Global Change Research Wetland

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-03-24
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DEM of the Global Change Research Wetland (GCReW) site generated using the LEAN (LiDAR Elevation Correction with NDVI) method. LEAN uses ground measurements of elevation and NDVI in a multivariate linear regression model to estimate vertical bias.

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Four digital elevation models (DEMs) at 1-m resolution and 2106 model performance metrics for the GCReW site, Maryland, USA are now available.