Getting Started with MODIS Version 6 Vegetation Indices Data Part 1: All About Accessing Data

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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 Vegetation Indices data distributed by NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC). Information about the MODIS Version 6 Vegetation Indices products, changes between the Version 5 and Version 6 products, and how to access the data using NASA’s Earthdata Search is provided.

Relevant Products

Product Long Name
MOD13A1.006 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid
MOD13A2.006 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MOD13A3.006 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices Monthly L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MOD13C1.006 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MOD13C2.006 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices Monthly L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MOD13Q1.006 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 250 m SIN Grid
MYD13A1.006 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid
MYD13A2.006 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MYD13A3.006 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices Monthly L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid
MYD13C1.006 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MYD13C2.006 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices Monthly L3 Global 0.05 Deg CMG
MYD13Q1.006 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 250 m SIN Grid

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

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