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Estimation of global terrestrial net primary production using ADEOS-II/GLI data
Author(s): Yan Xiong; Lu Chen; Shinobu Furumi; Kanako Muramatsu; Motomasa Daigo; Noboru Fujiwara
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Paper Abstract

Satellite ADEOS-II was launched on 14 December 2002 by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The purpose of this study is to estimate global terrestrial net primary production (NPP) with a newly developed algorithm that estimates gross photosynthesis using ADEOS-II/GLI data as input. It is the first time that ADEOS-II/GLI data have been used as input to estimate NPP. The NPP estimation error is 26%. In this study, total ANPP estimates between 60°N and 60°S in the world were 65.2±17.0 [1015gC/year]. The results were compared with NPP ground measurement data, and NPP values estimated by other studies, such as NPP derived from climatic model and NPP estimated using other satellite data (e.g., NOAA/AVHRR, Terra/MODIS). The pattern of this study's distribution of estimated NPP in the world was similar to that of other studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6043, MIPPR 2005: SAR and Multispectral Image Processing, 604313 (4 November 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.654882
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Yan Xiong, Nara Women's Univ. (Japan)
Lu Chen, Nara Women's Univ. (Japan)
Shinobu Furumi, Nara Women's Univ. (Japan)
Kanako Muramatsu, Nara Women's Univ. (Japan)
Motomasa Daigo, Doshisha Univ. (Japan)
Noboru Fujiwara, Nara Sangyo Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6043:
MIPPR 2005: SAR and Multispectral Image Processing
Liangpei Zhang; Jianqing Zhang; Mingsheng Liao, Editor(s)

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