MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid V005
Entry ID: MCD12Q15

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Summary
Abstract: This version of the product was decommissioned on July 24, 2013.

The MODIS Land Cover Type product contains multiple classification schemes, which describe land cover properties derived from observations spanning a year’s input of Terra and Aqua data. The primary land cover scheme identifies 17 land cover classes defined by the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP), which includes 11 ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is one of several discipline-specific data centers within the NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The LP DAAC Web page provides information about available data products, services, documentation, order interfaces, and tools.

Description: The MODIS Land home page is maintained through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and documents various aspects of the land component of the MODIS mission.
Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 81.0   S: -81.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid V005
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V005
Online Resource: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 500 meters
Longitude Resolution: 500 meters
Horizontal Resolution Range: 500 meters - < 1 km
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints This version of the product has been decommissioned.
Ancillary Keywords
Originating Center
Data Center
Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: MCD12Q1

Data Center Personnel
Name: LP DAAC USER SERVICES
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LP DAAC User Services
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LP DAAC User Services
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Publications/References
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) publications written by the MODIS Science Team: [available online at http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/sci_team/pubs/]

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000, MODIS data products catalog (EOS AM platform): [Greenbelt, Maryland], Goddard Space Flight Center, http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/dataprod/index.php.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, revised 2004, EOS Reference Handbook, a Guide to NASA's Earth Science Enterprise and the Earth Observing System: Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center, 261 p. [available online in pdf format at http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/data_p...].
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-10-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-04
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