Terra MODIS V6 Land/Water Mask now available in AρρEEARS Version 2.7

Apr 24, 2018

Version 2.7 of the Aρρlication for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. Users can now access the Terra MODIS Version 6 Land/Water Mask data product (MOD44W), which is available in yearly intervals from 2000 to 2015 at 250 meter spatial resolution. The data product provides global coverage of land, water, no data, and an associated per pixel quality assurance (QA) layer that provides users with information on the determination of water.

About AρρEEARS

AρρEEARS offers a simple and efficient way to perform data access and transformation processes by enabling users to download only the data they need. AρρEEARS provides access to a wide range of environmental variables derived from sources such as the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard the Terra and Aqua satellites, as well as population information from the Gridded Population of the World (GPW) Version 4 collection and soil moisture data from the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission.

A complete listing of data products available in AρρEEARS can be found here. Additional resources for using AρρEEARS are available on the LP DAAC E-Learning page.

Have questions? Contact LP DAAC User Services at lpdaac@usgs.gov.