Important land variables include soil moisture, vegetation coverage, surface radiation budgets and more. Overview pages summarize and compare selected datasets of a given variable.
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NDVI and EVI: Vegetation Indices (MODIS)
Years of record
MODIS vegetation indices, produced on 16-day and monthly intervals and at multiple spatial resolutions, provide consistent spatial and temporal comparisons of…
Main variables and Earth System componentsLand Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) NDVI" Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
Experts contributing reviews