Data sources

Trends.Earth draws on a number of data sources. The data sets listed below are owned/made available by the following organizations and individuals under separate terms as indicated in their respective metadata.

NDVI

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

AVHRR/GIMMS

1982-2015

8 km

Global

Public Domain

MOD13Q1-coll6

2001-2016

250 m

Global

Public Domain

Soil moisture

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

MERRA 2

1980-2016

0.5° x 0.625°

Global

Public Domain

ERA I

1979-2016

0.75° x 0.75°

Global

Public Domain

Precipitation

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

GPCP v2.3 1 month

1979-2016

2.5° x 2.5°

Global

Public Domain

GPCC V7

1901-2016

1° x 1°

Global

Public Domain

CHIRPS

1981-2016

5 km

50N-50S

Public Domain

PERSIANN-CDR

1983-2015

25 km

60N-60S

Public Domain

Evapotranspiration

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

MOD16A2

2000-2014

1 km

Global

Public Domain

Land cover

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

ESA CCI Land Cover

1992-2015

300 m

Global

CC by-SA 3.0

Soil carbon

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

Soil Grids (ISRIC)

Present

250 m

Global

CC by-SA 4.0

Agroecological Zones

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

FAO - IIASA Global Agroecological Zones (GAEZ)

2000

8 km

Global

Public Domain

Administrative Boundaries

Sensor/Dataset

Temporal

Spatial

Extent

License

Natural Earth Administrative Boundaries

Present

10/50m

Global

Public Domain

Note

The Natural Earth Administrative Boundaries provided in Trends.Earth are in the public domain. The boundaries and names used, and the designations used, in Trends.Earth do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by Conservation International Foundation, or by its partner organizations and contributors.

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