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Yearly Remote Sensing Rao's Q Index Dataset of Forests in China (2000-2017)

JIANG Xiao1,2CAI Hongyan1,2YANG Xiaohuan*1,2
1 State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System,Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049,China


Published:Mar. 2024

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remote sensing,forest,Rao’s Q index,2000-2017


The yearly remote sensing Rao’s Q index dataset of forests in China (2000-2017) was developed based on MOD09A1 data, integrated with the formula for Rao’s Q index. The temporal resolution of the data was one year, the spatial resolution was 5 km. The dataset is archived in .tif format, and consists of 72 data files with data size of 58.2 MB (Compressed into one file with 5.17 MB). The research paper based on this dataset was published in Acta Ecologica Sinica, Vol. 43, No. 8, 2023.

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JIANG Xiao, CAI Hongyan, YANG Xiaohuan*. Yearly Remote Sensing Rao's Q Index Dataset of Forests in China (2000-2017)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2024.


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