MCD15A2H - MODIS/Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid



Shortname: MCD15A2H
Platform: Combined Aqua Terra
Instrument: MODIS
Processing Level: Level-4
Spatial Resolution: 500 m
Temporal Resolution: 8 day
ArchiveSets: 6, 61
Collection: MODIS Collection 6 (ArchiveSet 6)
PGE Number: PGE34
File Naming Convention:

MCD15A2H.AYYYYDDD.hHHvVV.CCC.YYYYDDDHHMMSS.hdf

  • YYYYDDD = Year and Day of Year of acquisition
  • hHH = Horizontal tile number (0-35)
  • vVV = Vertical tile number (0-17)
  • CCC = Collection number
  • YYYYDDDHHMMSS = Production Date and Time
Citation: Ranga Myneni, Knyazikhin, Yuri, Taejin Park - Boston University and MODAPS SIPS - NASA. (2015). MOD15A2H MODIS/Combined Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR Daily L4 Global 500m SIN Grid. NASA LP DAAC. http://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD15A2H.006
Keywords: Climate Change, Biomass, Evapotranspiration, Plant Phenology, Forest Composition/Vegetation Structure, Length of Growing Season, Leaf Characteristics, Canopy Characteristics, Photosynthetically Active Radiation