MODIS/Terra Coarse Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 5
Entry ID: MOD29L2C

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Summary
Abstract: MODIS/Terra 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 fields are at 5 km ... 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 Coarse Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 5
Dataset Release Date: 2006-12-18
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: MODAPS
Version: 5
Online Resource: http://lance.nasa.gov/nrt-data-products/modaps-products/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-24
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5 km
Longitude Resolution: 5 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: 5 minutes
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
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
Data Set Progress
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1238 KB
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, Dorothy 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. Hall, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-06-10
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