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MOD 44 - Vegetation Cover Conversion

Description:
The MOD44 suite provides a database of land cover and change. Products are derived from 16-day composites of MODIS reflective and emissive bands at their nominal resolu-tions. The MOD44B Vegetation Continuous Fields provides 250 m sub-pixel estimates of percent woody, herbaceous and bare cover along with leaf type and longevity. The user is able to avoid constraints present in ordinal land cover maps which make a priori decisions regarding class definitions. The MOD44A Vegetative Cover Conversion pro-vides a global alarm of land cover change at a 250 m spatial resolution. Included are per-sistent change via deforestation, burning and inundation.

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Affiliated Team Member: J. Townshend

Affiliated Discipline: Land

DAAC Description: EDC DAAC

Non-Technical Description: Yes

EOS Data Description (PDF): Yes

Product Quality History: Yes

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