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Canadian Boreal Dynamic Habitat Index


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-06-27 18:29:11
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-09-29 16:10:08


The Dynamic Habitat Index (DHI) comprises of three indicators of the underlying vegetation dynamics derived from an annual sequence of MODIS monthly fPAR: (i) the cumulative annual greenness, (ii) the minimum level of perennial cover, and (iii) the degree of vegetation seasonality. The fPAR components were first computed for the years 2000-2005 and were then averaged to produce a long-term index of each component. The dataset is currently being used in conjunction with other datasets to help characterize ecosystem properties and biodiversity within the Canadian Boreal region (Brandt, 2009). Cited references: Brandt, J. 2009. The extent of the North American boreal zone. Environmental Reviews 17: 101-161. doi:10.1139/A39-004


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Ryan Powers
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<span style="">Integrated Remote Sensing Studio</span>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:39:02 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 9906cd5535314a9ab8dab2ef5b78f8f3

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