Getting Started with MODIS Version 6 Thermal Anomalies and Fire Data Part 3: Interpreting Quality Information

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Published: April 5, 2017

This video focuses on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Terra and Aqua Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6 Thermal Anomalies and Fire data distributed by NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC). Information about MODIS Thermal Anomalies and Fire 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
MOD14.006 MODIS/Terra Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Minute L2 Swath 1 km
MOD14A1.006 MODIS/Terra Thermal Anomalies/Fire Daily L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MOD14A2.006 MODIS/Terra Thermal Anomalies/Fire 8-Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MYD14.006 MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Minute L2 Swath 1 km
MYD14A1.006 MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire Daily L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MYD14A2.006 MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire 8-Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid

Tools

Name Filters Description
AppEEARS Search, Subset, Decode Quality

The Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρE…

LDOPE Decode Quality