Global Forest Canopy Height, 2005 (NASA/JPL/global_forest_canopy_height_2005)

This dataset represents global tree heights based on a fusion of
spaceborne-lidar data (2005) from the Geoscience Laser Altimeter
System (GLAS) and ancillary geospatial data. See [Simard et al. (2011)]
for details.

NameDescriptionGee Unit
1Tree heightsm


NASA/JPL (producer, licensor)
Google Earth Engine (host)
STAC Version 0.6.0
Keywords JPL, NASA, canopy, forest, geophysical, glas, height, tree
License proprietary
Temporal Extent 5/19/2005, 5:00:00 PM - 6/22/2005, 5:00:00 PM
Citation Simard, M., Pinto, N., Fisher, J., Baccini, A. 2011. Mapping forest canopy height globally with spaceborne lidar. Journal of Geophysical Research. 116: G04021. [doi:10.1029/2011JG001708] (
Type image
GSD arc secondsm