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MODIS/Aqua Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 005
Entry ID: MYD29L2C_C5_NRT

Abstract: MODIS/Aqua Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 5km (MOD29) data set contains fields for sea ice by reflectance, sea ice by reflectance pixel Quality Assessment (QA), Ice Surface Temperature (IST), IST pixel QA, latitudes, and longitudes in Hierarchical Data Format-Earth Observing System (HDF-EOS) format, along with corresponding metadata. Latitude and longitude geolocation ... View entire text
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Description: NASA LANCE Near Real Time Data Products
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 5NRT
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-12-10
Stop Date: 2015-12-17
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 5 minutes
ISO Topic Category
Quality All MODIS/Terra sea ice products are considered validated or 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: * AutomaticQualityFlag and the ScienceQualityFlag metadata objects and their ... View entire text
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Extended Metadata Properties
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