Getting Started with MODIS V6 Surface Reflectance Data Part 1: All About Accessing the Data


Published: Jan. 23, 2017

This video focuses on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Terra and Aqua Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6 Surface Reflectance data distributed by NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC). Information about the MODIS Version 6 Surface Reflectance products, changes between the Version 5 and Version 6 products, and how to access MODIS Version 6 Surface Reflectance data using NASA’s Earthdata Search is provided.

Relevant Products

Product Long Name
MOD09A1.006 MODIS/Terra Surface Reflectance 8-Day L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid


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NASA Earthdata Search Browse Image Preview, Direct Download, Order, Search, Subset

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