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Fractional Vegetation Cover Dataset within 10 km Buffer Area along Kosekoy-Inonu High Speed Railway, Turkey (2017)

FU Danmin1,2NIU Zheng*1,3WU Mingquan1
1 State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science,Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China2 School of Land Sciences and Technology,China University of Geosciences,Beijing 100083,China3 College of Resources and Environment,University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049,China


Published:Nov. 2018

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Key Words:

Kosekoy-Inonu High Speed Railway,Turkey,FVC,NDVI,Landsat-8 OLI,GEE


Fraction of Vegetation Coverage (FVC) is a significant ecological monitoring indicator, which can effectively reflect the impact of engineering construction on local vegetation ecosystem. The fractional vegetation cover dataset at 30 m resolution within 10 km buffer area along Kosekoy-Inonu high speed railway, Turkey (2017) is developed, covering an area of 39°44'49"N~40°50'52"N, 29°51'42"E~30°29'38"E. Firstly, the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) spatial data was obtained based on the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) remote sensing image and the data processing function of the Google Earth Engine (GEE) cloud platform. Then, the FVC dataset was calculated by using the Maximum Composite Method and Dimidiate Pixel Model based on NDVI. The data value ranges between 0 and 1, in which, 0 means no vegetation coverage and 1 means full of vegetation. The result shows that the FVC is mainly in the range of 0.8~1, accounting for 32.82% of the total area. The FVC ranging of 0.6~0.8 accounts for 29.52% of the total. The FVC ranging of 0.4-0.6 accounts for 22.92%. The FVC less than 0.4 accounts for 14.73%. The data is archived in .tif data format at 30 m resolution with data size of 40.8 MB in three files (Compressed to one single file with data size of 16.3 MB). The report based on the dataset was Global ecosystems and environment observation analysis research cooperation: regional ecosystem trends along the Belt and Road.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19030304); National Natural Science Foundation of China (41730107)

Data Citation:

FU Danmin, NIU Zheng*, WU Mingquan. Fractional Vegetation Cover Dataset within 10 km Buffer Area along Kosekoy-Inonu High Speed Railway, Turkey (2017)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2018.

Tian, H. F., Niu, Z., Liu, Q. H., et al. The vegetation coverage datasets covering ten interconnection projects of the Belt and Road Initiative (2017) [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2019, 3(1): 27–33. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2019.01.04.

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