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MODIS/Terra 1 degree Gridded MODIS Active Fire Product V005 (MOD14CM1) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_MOD14CM1_V005

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Abstract: The gridded MODIS active fire products present gridded statistical summaries of
fire pixel information (Giglio et al., 2003). These products are intended for
use in Giovanni system focused on regional (NEESPI) analysis of surface
processes and climate modeling. The products are generated at 1 degree spatial
resolution for time period of one calendar month. These products are generated
from MODIS CMG 0.5 degree products (Giglio et al., 2006).

The MODIS fire products include four individual data sets within one file:
CorrFirePix (overpass corrected fire pixel count), CloudCorrFirePix (overpass
and cloud corrected fire pixel count), MeanPower (mean Fire Radiative Power),
and MeanCloudFraction (mean Cloud Fraction).
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Caption:  Cloud and overpass corrected fire pixel count
Description:  Sample image of MODIS-Terra global monthly cloud and overpass corrected fire pixel count at 1x1 degree, July 2010

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: GES DISC Northern Eurasian Earth Science Partnership Initiative Project
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra 1 degree Gridded MODIS Active Fire Product
Dataset Series Name: MOD14CM1
Dataset Release Date: 2006-11
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NEESPI Data and Service Center
Version: 005
Issue Identification: MOD14CM1
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 degrees
Longitude Resolution: 1 degrees
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Access Constraints None
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Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: No Fee
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Giglio, L., I. Csiszar and C.O. Justice, Global Distribution and Seasonality of
Active Fires as Observed with the Terra and Aqua MODIS Sensors. Journal of
Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, 111, G02016, doi:10.1029/2005JG000142.

Giglio, L., Descloitres, J., Justice, C. O., and Kaufman, Y., 2003: An enhanced
contextual fire detection algorithm for MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment,

Kaufman, Y.J., Justice, C.O., Flynn, L.P., Kendall, J.D., Prins, E.M., Giglio,
L., Ward, D.E., Menzel, W.P., and Setzer, A.W., 1998. Potential Global Fire
Monitoring from EOS-MODIS. Journal of Geophysical Research,
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2016-06-30

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