EuroLST

a seamless and gap-free daily European maps of temperatures

The new EuroLST dataset is seamless and gap-free with a temporal resolution of four records per day and enhanced spatial resolution of 250 m. This newly developed reconstruction method has been applied to Europe and neighbours countries, resulting in complete daily coverage from 2001 on. To our knowledge, this new reconstructed LST time series exceeds the level of detail of comparable reconstructed LST datasets by several orders of magnitude. Studies on emerging diseases, parasite risk assessment and temperature anomalies can now be performed on the continental scale, maintaining high spatial and temporal detail. In their paper, the authors provide examples for implications and applications of the new LST dataset, such as disease risk assessment, epidemiology, environmental monitoring, and temperature anomalies.
Reconstructed MODIS Land Surface Temperature Dataset, at 250m pixel resolution (click figure to enlarge):
modis lst time series reconstructed

Article and data citation:

EuroLST product of FEM-DBEM based on gap-free daily MODIS LST (Product of NASA) maps.

Metz, M.; Rocchini, D.; Neteler, M. 2014: Surface temperatures at the continental scale: Tracking changes with remote sensing at unprecedented detail. Remote Sensing. 2014, 6(5): 3822-3840
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Used software

Open Source commands used in processing (GRASS GIS 7):
links to the related manual pages involved in the data preparation

Furthermore:

Metadata

Map projection: EPSG 3035, prj file
PROJCS["Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area",
    GEOGCS["grs80",
        DATUM["European_Terrestrial_Reference_System_1989",
            SPHEROID["Geodetic_Reference_System_1980",6378137,298.257222101]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],
    PROJECTION["Lambert_Azimuthal_Equal_Area"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_center",52],
    PARAMETER["longitude_of_center",10],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",4321000],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",3210000],
    UNIT["Meter",1]]

Selected open data derived from EuroLST

BIOCLIM derived from reconstructed MODIS LST at 250m pixel resolution

BIOCLIM-like European LST maps following the “Bioclim” definition (Hutchinson et al., 2009) - derived from 10 years of reconstructed MODIS LST (download to be completed) as GeoTIFF files, 250m pixel resolution, in EU LAEA projection:

Each ZIP file contains the respective GeoTIFF file (for cell value units, see below), the color table as separate ASCII file and a README.txt with details.

WMS/WCS Server

Using this URL, you can read the EuroLST BIOCLIM data directly via OGC WMS and WCS protocol:

http://geodati.fmach.it/production/ows_europe_lst

OpenData License

The data published in this page are open data and released under the ODbL (Open Database License).

The full EuroLST dataset is not released as open data, please ask to Luca Delucchi or Roberto Zorer for more info

Acknowledgments

The MOD11A1.005, MYD11A1.005 were retrieved from the online web site, courtesy of the NASA EOSDIS Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), USGS/Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, http://e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov/