Getting Started with MODIS Version 6 Land Surface Temperature Data Part 3: Interpreting Quality Information

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Published: April 10, 2017

This video focuses on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Terra and Aqua Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6 Land Surface Temperature data distributed by NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC). Information about MODIS Land Surface Temperature quality information, including how to decode quality bits, tools for working with quality data, and where to find additional information, will be provided.

Relevant Products

Product Long Name
MOD11A1.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MOD11A2.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MOD11B1.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 6 km SIN Grid
MOD11B2.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 6 km SIN Grid
MOD11B3.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 6 km SIN Grid
MOD11C2.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MOD11C3.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MOD11_L2.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 5-Minute L2 Swath 1 km
MYD11A1.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MYD11A2.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MYD11B1.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 6 km SIN Grid
MYD11B2.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 6 km SIN Grid
MYD11B3.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 6 km SIN Grid
MYD11C1.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MYD11C2.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MYD11C3.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MYD11_L2.006 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 5-Minute L2 Swath 1 km
MOD11C1.006 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG

Tools

Name Filters Description
AppEEARS Search, Subset, Decode Quality

The Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (Aρ...

LDOPE Decode Quality