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Note: VH product was produced by using VIIRS NOAA20 (J01) data only since week 30 of 2022. click here for detail.

STAR - Global Vegetation Health Products : Team Members

The Global Vegetation Health Products (VH) was based on our continuous and most recent effort by scientists and developers from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA) / National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) / Center of Satellite Application and Research(STAR), NOAA / National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) / Environmental Modeling Center (EMC), and I. M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) Science Team at NOAA. The following are the contributing members for this project.


Dr. Felix Kogan (since 1985) Senior Scientist, Task Monitor
Mr. Wei Guo (since 1997) Scientific Analyst
Dr. Wenze Yang (since 2016) Physical Scientist


Dr. Ivan Csiszar Branch Chief
Dr. Marco Vargas Physical Scientist
Dr. Jerry Sullivan Senior Scientist STAR (retired)
Dr. Dan Tarpley Senior Scientist STAR (retired)
Dr. Le Jiang Physical Scientist
Dr. Pubu Ciren Physical Scientist
Dr. Yuhong Tian Physical Scientist

If you have questions, please use e-mail to contact a team member.