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Sun-Induced Fluorescence

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21 May 2024
SIF 2007-2016
Global mean SIF from 2007-2016 measured by GOME-2 on MetOp-A

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Data use and citation

The SIFTER v2 dataset is linked to a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to allow for direct referencing.

GOME-2A SIFTER v2 (2007-2018) [Data set]

Kooreman, M. L., Boersma, K. F., van Schaik, E., van Versendaal, R., Cacciari, A., and Tuinder, O. N. E. (2020).
SIFTER sun-induced vegetation fluorescence data from GOME-2A (Version 2.0) [Data set].
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI).
If you used the TEMIS SIFTER v2 Sun-Induced Fluorescence data set for a publication (research or otherwise), please refer to the publication by citing the data set DOI as listed above.  


  • Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document

  • Scientific publications on the algorithm principles:

    • SIFTER v2:
      van Schaik, E., Kooreman, M. L., Stammes, P., Tilstra, L. G., Tuinder, O. N. E., Sanders, A. F. J., Verstraeten, W. W., Lang, R., Cacciari, A., Joiner, J., Peters, W., and Boersma, K. F. Improved SIFTER v2 algorithm for long-term GOME-2A satellite retrievals of fluorescence with a correction for instrument degradation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 4295-4315, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-4295-2020, 2020.

    • SIFTER v1:
      Sanders, A.F.J., Verstraeten, W.W., Kooreman, M.L., van Leth, T.C., Beringer, J., and Joiner, J. Spaceborne Sun-Induced Vegetation Fluorescence Time Series from 2007 to 2015 Evaluated with Australian Flux Tower Measurements. Remote Sens. 8(11), 895; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs8110895, 2016.


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"We acknowledge the free use of SIFTER Sun-Induced Fluorescence data from the (GOME-2) sensor from www.temis.nl."
We would appreciate receiving a copy of your publication, by contacting us via the contact form.
The GOME-2 SIF data (beta version) are provided by KNMI in the framework of the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Atmospheric Composition Monitoring (AC SAF).