Previous versions of four Copernicus Global Land Service products to be discontinued

From 17 December 2018, the distribution of these products on EUMETCast will stop.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

For the following products, newer versions have already been available on EUMETCast, in netCDF4 format, for several months. Therefore, the older versions, in HDF5 format and with filenames like g2_BIOPAR_*.h5, will be discontinued from 17 December.

NDVI (Normalised Difference Vegetation Index) 1km version 2.1: will be stopped in favour of the NDVI version 2.2:
Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) - PROBA-V — Africa
Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) - PROBA-V — South America

LAI (Leaf Area Index), FAPAR (Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation) and FCover (Fraction of green vegetation cover) 1 km version 1: will be stopped in favour of the respective version 2 products:
Leaf Area Index V2 - PROBA-V — Africa
Leaf Area Index V2 - PROBA-V — South America
Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation V2 - PROBA-V — Africa
Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation V2 - PROBA-V — South America
Fraction of green vegetation cover V2 - PROBA-V — Africa
Fraction of green vegetation cover V2 - PROBA-V — South America

Users who are currently still using the HDF5 version of these products are recommended to use the netCDF4 version instead.

For more information, contact the Copernicus Global Land Service or our User Service Helpdesk.

 
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