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22023
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Seasonal fractional cover - Sentinel-2, JRSRP algorithm, Eastern and Central Australia coverage

Description

The seasonal fractional cover product shows representative values for the proportion of bare, green and non-green cover, created from a time series of Sentinel 2 imagery. It is a spatially explicit raster product, which predicts vegetation cover at medium resolution (10 m per-pixel) for each 3-month calendar season. The green and non-green fractions may include a mix of woody and non-woody vegetation. This model was originally developed for Landsat imagery, but has been adapted for us with Sentinel-2 imagery to produce a 10 m resolution equivalent product.

Credit
This dataset was produced by the Joint Remote Sensing Research Program using data sourced from the European Space Agency (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel Progam.

Purpose
This product captures variability in fractional cover at seasonal (ie three-monthly) time scales, forming a consistent time series from late 2015 - present. It is useful for investigating recent inter-annual changes in vegetation cover and analysing regional comparisons. For applications that focus on non-woody vegetation, the landsat-derived ground cover product, may be more suitable. For applications investigating rapid change during a season, monthly composite or single-date (available on request) fractional cover products may be more appropriate. Note: A new fractional cover algorithm will be implemented during 2021, based on additional field validation and a new machine learning approach.

Lineage

Summary of processing: Sentinel 2 surface reflectance data > multiple single-date fractional cover datasets > seasonal composite of fractional cover
Further details are provided in the Methods section.

Temporal coverage

From 2015-12-01

Dates

  • Date modified

    24/08/2021

Citation information

How to cite this collection:

Joint Remote Sensing Research Program (2018): Seasonal fractional cover - Sentinel-2, JRSRP algorithm, Eastern and Central Australia coverage. Version 1.0.0. Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN). Dataset. https://portal.tern.org.au/seasonal-fractional-cover-australia-coverage/22023

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