MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night
Entry ID: MYD29P1N

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Summary
Abstract: MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night (MYD29P1N) data set contains fields for Ice Surface Temperature (IST) and IST Spatial Quality Assessment (QA) in Hierarchical Data Format-Earth Observing System (HDF-EOS) format, along with corresponding metadata. The field Sea Ice by Ice Surface Temperature that is in Version 4 (V004) was removed from Version 5 MOD29P1N V005, the latest version of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data, consists of 954 x 954 km files of 1 km resolution data gridded in the Lambert Azimuth Equal Area map projection. Data are stored in HDF-EOS format, and are available from 4 July 2002 to present via FTP. Data can also be obtained in GeoTIFF format by ordering the data through the Data Pool.
Related URL
Description: MODIS DAAC Web page at NSIDC
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Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hall, D. K., V. V. Salomonson, and G. A. Riggs.
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night
Dataset Release Date: 2006-12-18
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 5
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/myd29p1n.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Quality All MODIS/Aqua sea ice products are considered validated or at stage two meaning that accuracy has been assessed over a widely distributed set of locations and time periods via several ground-truth and validation campaigns. Quality indicators for MODIS sea ice data can be found in the following three places: AutomaticQualityFlag and the ScienceQualityFlag metadata objects and their corresponding ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 0.5 - 6.0 MB
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 0.5 - 6.0 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Mail stop 614.1
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
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Publications/References
Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS). 1996. EOS Ground System (EGS) systems and operations concept. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center.

Hall, D.K., J.L. Foster, D.L. Verbyla, A.G. Klein, and C.S. Benson. 1998. Assessment of snow cover mapping accuracy in a variety of vegetation cover densities in central Alaska. Remote Sensing of the Environment 66: 129-137.

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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-14
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