The HDF-EOS To GeoTIFF Conversion Tool (HEG) is a tool developed to allow a user to reformat, re-project and perform stitching/mosaicing and subsetting operations on HDF-EOS objects. It can also reformat and re-project some SMAP, VIIRS and SRTM products. The output GeoTIFF file is ingestible into commonly used GIS applications. HEG will also write to HDF-EOS Grid & SWATH formats (i.e for Subsetting purposes) and native (or raw) binary.

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Supported Platforms: LINUX, WINDOWS, SUN(old versions of HEG), and MAC OSX(built on Darwin Kernel Version 16.7.0)

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Individuals and groups citing the HDF-EOS to GeoTIFF Converter (HEG-C) tool should use the following citation:

HDF-EOS to GeoTIFF Converter (HEG-C). 2017, v2.14. Greenbelt, MD: Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project, Earth Science Projects Division (ESPD), Flight Projects Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). URL (EOSDIS Tools and Services Portfolio Entry):

Available Products

HEG presently works with MODIS (AQUA and TERRA), ASTER, MISR, AIRS, and AMSR-E HDF-EOS data sets.It also handles OMI HDF-EOS5 grid, SMAP L3/L4 HDF5 data sets, VIIRS L2/L3 netCDF/HDF-EOS5 products staged at the DAACs, and some SRTM binary products at LPDAAC.

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