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Remote Sensing and Invasive Species

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-05-26
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Searching for the term remote sensing and words related to invasive species (invasive, nonnative, exotic, or nonindigenous) in Google Scholar reveals an increasing number of publications each year using these terms.

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A new Earthdata article describes how researchers are using remote sensing to map invasive species.

NASA Earth Observing Data and Tools Aid International Education

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-10-07
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Dr. Don McNeil and his students analyzing data in the classroom. The projected wall image on the left shows the result of a MODIS data subset using the ORNL DAAC's Global Subsets Tool. The projected wall image on the right shows thematic maps of daily land surface temperature increase in North and South America and Antarctica using a laterally rotated Mollweide Earth projection. Image courtesy of Dr. McNeil.

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Dr. Don McNeil and students at Prince of Songkla University in Thailand use NASA Earth observing data to study environmental change.

MODIS-derived Forest Radiation Data for Brazil

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-07-22
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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.

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Three MODIS products were used to derive daily average land surface net radiation for the forests of the upper Xingu River Basin in Mato Grosso, Brazil.

MODIS Collection 6 Phenology and Other Updates

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-04-08
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Periodic fires near Paradise, California (in 2001, 2008, and 2018) observed from MODIS as recorded in the newly released MCD64A1 product: MODIS/Terra and Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3.

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Several updates are now available for MODIS Land Products, including the addition of the Collection 6 phenology product.