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Bit Mapper: Extracting and Visualizing Bit Flags from Byte Data
Entry ID: Bit_Mapper

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Summary
Abstract: This IDL program extracts bit flags from byte data arrays, and then plots them on a geolocated map with a user-defined color scheme. The specific codes are designed to extract MOD06 L2 QA bit flags and Cloud Mask (MOD06 or MOD35) bit flags, but can be modified to extract and visualize other bit flags. The program is separated into two codes, one which performs the extraction and one that ... View entire text
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Description: Users can download Bit Mapper from here.
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Service Citation
Originators: Eric Moody
Title: Bit Mapper: Extracting and Visualizing Bit Flags from Byte Data
Release_Date: 2001-03-20
Provider: MODIS-Atmosphere, GSFC, NASA
Edition: 1.0
URL: http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/tools_bitmapper.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition

Quality The code was tested using IDL version 5.2, more recent versions of IDL have not been tested and results can not be guaranteed.
Ancillary Keywords
IDL
MODIS
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Service Provider
NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/LA/CRB/MST/MA > MODIS-Atmosphere, MODIS Science Team, Climate and Radiation Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DR. MICHAEL D. KING
Phone: 301-614-5636
Fax: 301-614-5620
Email: michael.d.king at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 610.0
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic/Download
Fees: None
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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SERF Last Revision Date: 2014-11-17
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