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Online Data: Standard VGPM

2160 by 4320 8day XYZ files from VIIRS R2022 Data

note: data updated 10.17.2023 using the new VIIRS.R2022 reprocessing results
note: data updated 06.22.2018 using the new VIIRS.R2018 reprocessing results

To get these data, please click on the file name(s) that you have selected and save locally on your computer. The individual xyz files are gzipped (use gunzip to uncompress) and the tar files contain gzipped xyz files.

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Data Selection

You can either download annual tar files with the data we have for each year, or you can access the individual 8day files at the end of this page.

Annual Tar Files

vgpm.v.2012.xyz.tar• 2012 data: ~ 1.86 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2013.xyz.tar• 2013 data: ~ 1.86 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2014.xyz.tar• 2014 data: ~ 1.86 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2015.xyz.tar• 2015 data: ~ 1.86 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2016.xyz.tar• 2016 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2017.xyz.tar• 2017 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2018.xyz.tar• 2018 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2019.xyz.tar• 2019 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2020.xyz.tar• 2020 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2021.xyz.tar• 2021 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2022.xyz.tar• 2022 data: ~ 1.79 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2023.xyz.tar• 2023 data: ~ 1.87 GB of compressed data
vgpm.v.2024.xyz.tar• 2024 data: ~ 342 MB of compressed data

xyz file naming convention

vgpm.yyyyddd.all.xyz.gz

vgpm = net primary production (units of mg C / m**2 / day) based on the standard vgpm algorithm
yyyy = year
ddd = day of year of the start of each 8day file
all = all pixels output, including those with no data (nodata = -9999)
xyz = text file, where x = longitude, y = latitude and z = npp value
gz = compressed with gzip (uncompress with gunzip)

note: The xyz files have a single header line, indicating the order of the variables and the value of nodata.

npp is based on the standard vgpm, using modis chl, sst4, and par as input; clouds have been filled in the input data using our own gap-filling software.

These xyz data have been extracted from 2160 x 4320 global 8day grids, and the locations given represent the center of each pixel.

For citation, please reference the original vgpm paper by Behrenfeld and Falkowski, 1997a as well as the Ocean Productivity site for the data.

8day Files

starting day2012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
001 2012001 2013001 2014001 2015001 2016001 2017001 2018001 2019001 2020001 2021001 2022001 2023001 2024001
009 2012009 2013009 2014009 2015009 2016009 2017009 2018009 2019009 2020009 2021009 2022009 2023009 2024009
017 2012017 2013017 2014017 2015017 2016017 2017017 2018017 2019017 2020017 2021017 2022017 2023017 2024017
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033 2012033 2013033 2014033 2015033 2016033 2017033 2018033 2019033 2020033 2021033 2022033 2023033 2024033
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Last modified: 17 October 2023
by:  Robert O'Malley

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