Monitoring Vegetation Drought Stress

Vegetation Dynamics/Drought Data Visualization Tools and Services

The Vegetation Dynamics/Drought viewer provides a dynamic online map interface that can be used to view USGS and other data.

Click to open Drought Monitoring viewer


Recent weekly eMODIS VegDRI data are available for download via the Earth Explorer interface.

Go to EarthExplorer ( Under the Data Sets tab, select VegDRI under the item, Vegetation Monitoring.

Web Services
The Drought Monitoring datasets are available as OGC Web Map Services (WMS). You can access the services using the below links.
Drought Indices
7-Day eMODIS VegDRI ** WMS
7-Day eMODIS QuickDRI ** WMS
Precipitation Derivatives
30 Day Total Precipitation WMS
7 Day Total Precipitation WMS
Maximum Consecutive Dry Days (Past 30 days) WMS
Maximum Consecutive Dry Days (Past 7 days) WMS
Days With Precipitation (Past 30 days) WMS
Days With Precipitation (Past 7 days) WMS
Days Since Precipitation WMS
Reference Data
Water Watch - 7 Day WMS

** Note for 7-Day eMODIS VegDRI & 7-Day eMODIS QuickDRI Services
This example shows a single WMS service for a single date in time. A time series of WMS services are available for this data. A new service is available every 7 days.

Example WMS Layer Name: qdvdemodis:qdvdemodis_qdhydrounits_1-sevenday-46-2015_mm_data
This service is for the 46th 7-day product in the year of 2015.

Data/Application Services
Click here for additional information for programmers and data application users.

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