MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day, Version 5
Entry ID: MOD29P1DV5

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Summary
Abstract: MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day (MOD29P1D) data set contains fields for Sea Ice by Reflectance, Sea Ice by Reflectance Spatial QA, Ice Surface Temperature (IST), and Ice Surface Temperature Spatial QA in Hierarchical Data Format-Earth Observing System (HDF-EOS) format, along with corresponding metadata. The fields Sea Ice by IST and Combined Sea Ice that were in ... View entire text
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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: D. Hall, V. Salomonson
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day, Version 5
Dataset Series Name: MODIS Snow and Ice Products
Dataset Release Date: 2006-12-18
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Version: 5
Data Presentation Form: Digital media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/MOD29P1DV5.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-24
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Quality All MODIS/Aqua sea ice products are considered validated at stage 2 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:
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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
Dataset ID: MOD29P1DV5

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: 6.40 MB
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 6.40 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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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-30
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