MOD15A2H - MODIS/Terra Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid

Shortname: MOD15A2H
Platform: Terra
Instrument: MODIS
Processing Level: Level-4
Spatial Resolution: 500 m
Temporal Resolution: 8 day
ArchiveSets: 6, 61, 1222, 1237
Collection: MODIS Collection 6 (ArchiveSet 6)
PGE Number: PGE34
File Naming Convention:


  • 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). MYD15A2H MODIS/Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid. NASA LP DAAC.
Keywords: Climate Change, Biomass, Evapotranspiration, Plant Phenology, Forest Composition/Vegetation Structure, Length of Growing Season, Leaf Characteristics, Canopy Characteristics, Photosynthetically Active Radiation