LP DAAC Releases MODIS Version 6.1 Burned Area Data Product

April 08, 2021
By: LP DAAC

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra+Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Burned Area data product. This collection will continue to grow as historical and forward processing is completed. Details on product improvements for Version 6.1 are provided on the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) landing page. The Version 6 burned area data product will remain available and will continue with forward processing during this transition.

A citation containing the DOI for the MODIS Version 6.1 Burned Area dataset is provided below.

MODIS/Terra+Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid V061 – MCD64A1
Giglio, L., C. Justice, L. Boschetti, D. Roy. MODIS/Terra+Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V061. 2021, distributed by NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC, https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD64A1.061. Accessed YYYY-MM-DD.

The data are available for download through Data Pool and NASA’s Earthdata Search.

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