MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid
Entry ID: MYD14A2

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Summary
Abstract: MODIS Thermal Anomalies/Fire products are primarily derived from MODIS 4- and 11-micrometer radiances. The fire detection strategy is based on absolute detection of a fire (when the fire strength is sufficient to detect), and on detection relative to its background (to account for variability of the surface temperature and reflection by sunlight). Numerous tests are employed to reject typical ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: LP DAAC
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V005
Dataset Publisher: LP DAAC
Version: 5.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1km
Longitude Resolution: 1km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Quality For more information on potential sensor-related anomalies, consult the following URL: http://landweb.nascom.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/QA_WWW/newPage.cgi?fileName=...
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Use Constraints None.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: MYD14A2

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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: ~0.4 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
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, 2000, EOS Reference Handbook, a Guide to NASA's Earth Science Enterprise and the Earth Observing System: Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center, 256 p. [available online in pdf format at http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/ftp_docs/data_products_vol2.pdf].
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-31
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