SPRUCE: NDVI Data from Selected SPRUCE Experimental Plots, 2016-2018

This data set consists of observations of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) collected via stationary sensors positioned 1.5 meter above unobstructed areas of the ground layer. Sensors were installed above undisturbed community composition plots, that are not instrumented or destructively sampled in any way, in six of the ten chambered SPRUCE experimental study plots located in the S1-Bog. Spectral data (630 and 800 nanometers) were collected at 10-minute intervals over a field of view of ~53 cm in diameter beginning May 6, 2016.  Data collection ended at a different time for each sensor as batteries discharged – ranging from January 1, 2018 to April 1, 2018.


McPartland, M.Y., Kane, E.S., Falkowski, M.J., Kolka, R., Turetsky, M.R., Palik, B., and Montgomery, R.A. 2019. SPRUCE: NDVI Data from Selected SPRUCE Experimental Plots, 2016-2018. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TES SFA, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. https://doi.org/10.25581/spruce.057/1490190