MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km
Entry ID: MYD29

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Summary
Abstract: MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km (MYD29) 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 compressed 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
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hall, D. K., V. V. Salomonson, and G. A. Riggs.
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km
Dataset Release Date: 2006-12-18
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 5
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/myd29.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 00:05:00
Quality All MODIS/Aqua 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 corresponding ... View entire text
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Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

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: 0.5 - 6.0 MB
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 0.5 - 6.0 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-614-5650
Email: George.A.Riggs at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
Code 614.1
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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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.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-14
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