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Table 4 Climate and EO datasets are used for the prediction of species distribution modeling

From: Integration of remote sensing and bioclimatic data for prediction of invasive species distribution in data-poor regions: a review on challenges and opportunities

Climate and EO datasets Description Spatial resolution Accessibility References
WorldClim It is a world gridded climate data that contains 19 bioclimatic variables. It is designed based on the spline interpolation of long-term station climate data 1km2 Free Bucklin et al. (2016); Fernández and Hamilton (2015); Heshmati et al. (2019); Truong et al. (2017)
TRMM It is a joint mission from NASA and Japan developed in 1997 to provide precipitation data 5 km Free Saatchi et al. (2008)
MODIS It is an instrument that collects remotely sensed data starting from 2000 to the present using both Terra and Aqua satellites 250 m to 1 km Free Cord and Rodder (2011); Feilhauer et al. (2012); Truong et al. (2017);
Landsat 5 It is launched in 1984, provides an earth image that can be helpful for different applications 30 m Free Dubula et al. (2016); West et al. (2014)
Landsat 7 It is launched in 1999, equipped with an enhanced thematic mapper plus provides earth observation using 8 bands 30 m Free Evangelista et al. (2008); Lima et al. (2019)
Landsat 8 OLI (Operational Land Manager) It, is launched in 2013, has 9 spectral bands with 16-day temporal resolution using Landsat 8 OLI and Thermal Infrared Sensor 30 m Free Khare et al. (2019); Meroni et al. (2017)
Sentinel 1 It is designed and developed by the European satellite agency and funded by the European Commission 5 m to 40 m Free Rajah et al. (2019)
Sentinel 2 It was launched in 2015 (Sentinel 2A) and 2017 (Sentinel 2B) providing data at five days (at the equator) temporal resolution having 13 spectral bands 10–60 m Free Arogoundade et al. (2019); Fritz (2018); Kiala et al. (2019); Lima et al. (2019); Ng et al. (2017)
Spot 6 SPOT 6 an optical imaging was launched in 2012 aimed for different applications 1.5–6 m Commercial Khare et al. (2019)
SRTM Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM) aimed to provide topographic data for 80% of the land surface was launched in 2000. It can be used for different applications including hydrology and vegetation 30–90 m Free Girma et al. (2015); Hernandez et al. (2006); Václavík and Meentemeyer (2012); Wakie et al. (2014)
GTOPO30 Global Topographic Data (GTOPO30) is a Global Digital DEM since 1993 1 km Free Truong et al. (2017)
World view 2 It provides high-resolution imagery of panchromatic and eight multispectral bands. It is used for different applications 1.8 m Commercial Elkind et al. (2019); Paz-Kagan et al. (2019)
LiDAR Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) commonly used to provide high-resolution maps using laser light On-demand Commercial Sankey et al. (2017)
Aerial photograph The aerial photograph is defined as taking photographs from aircraft or flying objects. It provides high-resolution imagery for different applications On-demand Commercial Müllerová et al. (2017)
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is a type of radar aimed to provide fine resolution radar data that can be used for different applications It depends on the type of SAR Commercial Rajah et al. (2018)
Rapid Eye It is a group of five earth observation satellites aimed at providing high-resolution images at five spectral bands 6.5 m Commercial Khare et al. (2019)
Pleiades The Pleiades is a group of two satellites that provide global data at 26 days of temporal resolution 0.5–2 m Commercial Ng et al. (2017)
QuikSCAT QuikSCAT satellite is a microwave radar aimed to measure near-surface wind speed and direction 2.25 km Free Prates-Clark et al. (2008); Saatchi et al. (2008)
Earth observing-1 Hyperion (EO-1) It was launched in 2000 aimed at providing different applications including the spectral definition of forest canopy and structure. Hyperion and Advanced Land Manager are the two main instruments used in EO-1 30 m Free Somers and Asner (2012)