MGVI vegetation product over Europe via ftp

Type(s) 2. Thematic Services
Forest Monitoring/Management 
Abstract The "MGVI vegetation product over Europe via ftp" is a Subscription Service which allows users to receive the MGVI (MERIS Global Vegetation Index) computed over Europe. The MERIS Global Vegetation Index (MGVI) is a good measure of the amount and vigour of vegetation at the surface, and it is a MERIS Level 2 product, which is free of charge.

The MGVI is computed by collecting MERIS products over Europe every 10 days aligned on the first day of each month -like the standard used for the AVHRR 10 days composite- (e.g. for a month of 31 days the last MERIS collection of the month is based on 11 days while for February the last collection is based on 8 or 9 days).

The user has to define a "Subscription Period" and the service will provide an ftp account where data will be available. As soon as a new product is available, the user will receive a mail notification and will be able to get the MGVI product. The Order result page will show the last MGVI computed loaded on the WebMapViewer through the ESRIN WMS.

The MGVI level-3 aggregation processor routinely operated on ESA Grid Processing on Demand (G-POD) and is developed and maintained by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Product description: MERIS Level 3 Land Surface Time Composite (credit: JRC).  
Owner European Space Agency 
Keywords MGVI Subscription Service Europe Vegetation Index GPOD WMS 
Status disabled  (Last update: 2012-07-31 14:08:57.0, From: enabled) 
Technology  
Delivery Time 10.0 Days 
Price Free 
Service Access Restricted to Registered Users 
Subscription Not supported 
Warranty See Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Quality of Service See Service Level Agreement (SLA)


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