Release of NASA MEaSUREs GFSAD 1 km Products

Feb 09, 2017

(Author's Note 5/18/2020: Reverb has since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Search in place of Reverb. To see the currently available tools to access the data please visit the "Access Data" button each data product's DOI landing page linked below.)

The LP DAAC has released the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Global Food Security Support Analysis Data (GFSAD) 1 km products that comprise a global record representing Crop Dominance and Crop Mask classifications for the nominal year 2010.

The GFSAD 1 km products were created using multiple input data including: remote sensing such as Landsat, Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), Satellite Probatoire d'Observation de la Terre (SPOT) vegetation and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer(MODIS); secondary elevation data; climate 50-year precipitation and 20-year temperature data; reference sub-meter to 5-meter resolution ground data and country statistics data.

Data products are listed below with links to their respective product pages for more information.

Global Food Security Support Analysis Data (GFSAD) Crop Dominance 2010 Global 1 km- GFSAD1KCD.001

Global Food Security Support Analysis Data (GFSAD) Crop Mask 2010 Global 1 km- GFSAD1KCM.001

The data is available for download through Data Pool, Reverb and the Earthdata Search