NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Vegetation Health and Drought Products (VHDP) from NDE


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            title:  NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Vegetation Health and Drought Products (VHDP) from NDE
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        abstract:  The VIIRS Vegetation Health and Drought Products (VHDP) from NDE algorithm provides weekly estimates of the Vegetation Condition Index (VCI), Temperature Condition Index (TCI) and Vegetation Health Index (VHI). These indices are designed to characterize moisture (VCI), thermal (TCI) and total vegetation health (VHI) conditions in response to weather impacts. The VHP algorithm requires a smoothed Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Brightness Temperature (BT) from VIIRS. A 15-week time series smoothing technique is used. Data in the middle of the time series present the best result, and so the data of the 7th week (prior) is the final product. The VIIRS NDVI and BT are adjusted to AVHRR in order to use a climatology from AVHRR. These VIIRS-based products provide mission continuity from the AVHRR on NOAA and MetOp series satellites. These products are distributed in the netCDF-4 file format with metadata attributes included.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: Kogan, Felix, Guo, Wei, Ding, Hanjun, and NOAA JPSS Program Office (2015). NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Vegetation Health and Drought Products (VHDP) from NDE. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V58W3BCR [access date].
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                            name:  Journal article published November 2013 by Wiley (Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres)
                            description:  Vargas, M., Miura, T., et al., (2013), An Initial Assessment of Suomi NPP VIIRS Vegetation Index EDR, J. of Geo. Res. Atm., 118(22), 12301—12316, doi:10.1002/2013JD020439.
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                description:  The S-NPP VIIRS VHDP algorithm reached beta status.
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                description:  The NOAA-20 VIIRS VHDP algorithm reached beta status.
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                sourceStep:  ps001
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                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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        maintenanceNote:  Bulk metadata change applied on 2018-11-05. See version control repository history for metadata change details.