New MODIS Version 6 data and metadata for request outputs now available in AppEEARS

May 03, 2017
By: LP DAAC

The LP DAAC recently released Versions 1.7.1 and 1.7.2 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AppEEARS). Major changes include:

  • Addition of the Version 6 Terra MODIS Vegetation Continuous Fields data product (MOD44B)
  • Addition of the Version 6 Combined Terra/Aqua MODIS Burned Area data product (MCD64A1)
  • ISO 19115-2 product-level metadata for output requests
  • Mapping of pixel reliability data to the input reflectance layers of the Terra and Aqua Vegetation Indices data products (M*D13’s)
  • Updates to help documentation
  • General bug fixes

About AρρEEARS:

AρρEEARS enables users to input geographic coordinates, such as field study sites or flux towers, and receive analysis-ready data in return from more than 100 Earth science remote sensing data products.

AρρEEARS also provides interactive visualizations - including time series and scatter plots - and allows users to preview and interact with their query results before downloading them. In addition to the plots, users are able to view quality information and pixel values in a sortable table.

Step-by-step instructions for how to use AρρEEARS and a full listing of products available can be found on the AppEEARS Help page. Check out this short YouTube video to learn more about AppEEARS. Additional resources for using AρρEEARS and its services are available on the LP DAAC E-Learning page. For questions, contact LP DAAC User Services (lpdaac@usgs.gov).

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