LBA-ECO LC-22 Vegetation Cover Types from MODIS, 500-m, South America: 2000-2001

M.C. HANSEN, R.S. DEFRIES, J.R.G. TOWNSHEND, M. CARROLL, C. DIMICELI & R.A. SOHLBERG
This data set contains proportional estimates for the vegetative cover types of tree cover, herbaceous vegetation, and bare ground over South America for the period 2000-2001. These products were derived from all seven bands of the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor onboard NASA's Terra satellite. A set of 500-m MOD09A1 Surface Reflectance 8-day minimum blue reflectance composites were used as input data. To reduce the presence of cloud shadows, The data were converted to 40-day...
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