Vegetation Height from Sentinel-2, 2016, Seward peninsula, Arctic Alaska (US)

Bartsch, Annett; Widhalm, Barbara

Vegetation height was derived from Sentinel-2 imagery with a resolution of 20m in July and August. Vegetation height was calculated using an empirical model and averaged over all time stamps.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Project(s) ESA GlobPermafrost
Institute ZAMG Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik
Publication Date
Version 2.0
Product group Land Cover Prototype LCP
Product Vegetation Height
Sensor Sentinel-2
  • Vegetation Height
Variables [Units]
  • Vegetation Height [cm] (-3: > 160cm, -2: vegetation height > 80 & NDVI < 0.6, -1: NDVI < 0.4)
Region Arctic Alaska
Spatial Reference EPSG:32603 WGS 84 / UTM Zone 3N
Spatial Resolution 20 m
Spatial Coverage Latitude 64.82 to 65.82, Longitude -165.00 to -162.60
Temporal Coverage 2016-07-14 to 2016-08-30
Temporal Resolution
Format Geotiff

Dataset extent

Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under CC BY SA.