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EOS Imaging Tool (EOS-IT)
Entry ID: EOS-IT
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Summary
Abstract: The HDF-EOS Imaging Tool (EOS-IT) is a dual mode interface that provides an
easy way to compare and analyze data from a variety of data sets. In the first
mode, called Georeferenced Viewing, the tool reads any file containing data in
swath or Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area grid projection and displays these data
in multiple linked, georeferenced Image Windows. Using the Georeferenced
Viewing mode, you can also view core metadata and structural metadata, overlay
coastlines in zoom windows, and see a range of data cells in a table marked by
pixel location in the corresponding image. In the second mode, called Bitwise
Viewing, it reads HDF-EOS grid and swath data and allows you to examine
individual bits from data fields in those files. The two modes can be used
simultaneously.

The two modes of EOS-IT provide greater functionality than other HDF tools
currently available. Other tools have a limited ability to decode and display
information stored as individual bits. Many MODIS products, for example, have
pixel-level quality assessment arrays in one or more 8-bit words. Most
visualization programs read and display these arrays as 1-byte words with 256
possible values. EOS-IT allows you to select and view the information in each
bit separately or in user-specified combinations. To make EOS-IT cross-platform
compatible, it was written in Interactive Data Language (IDL). Users must have
IDL 5.6 installed to run EOS-IT.

The National Snow and Ice Data Center distributes the EOS-IT tool to assist
users working with polar gridded data sets in HDF-EOS, including the MODIS
Level 3 sea ice product.


("http://nsidc.org/data/tools/eosit/")

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Description: The software listed supports HDF or HDF-EOS. Some have been posted by NASA, and some have been submitted to us by site users. All the postings listed are believed to be accurate, but NASA ESDIS can not vouch for the software quality or for its suitability for any particular task. If you have tried the software and have an opinion of it, or of its suitability for a particular purpose, we encourage you to post your own review by clicking on the "Feedback" link at the bottom of the Software Details page for the tool of interest. Your review will be sent to the website administrator and posted at a later date. Of course any reviews posted reflect the opinion of the reviewer and not of NASA, NCSA or the ESDIS project.
Service Citation
Title: EOS Imaging Tool (EOS-IT)
Release_Date: 2003-05-14
Provider: National Snow and Ice Data Center
URL: http://nsidc.org/data/tools/eosit/
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FEED PRODUCTS   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOOD SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >SOILS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >EROSION/SEDIMENTATION   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SURFACE THERMAL PROPERTIES   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LANDSCAPE   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY   [Definition]
OCEANS >BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY   [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE GEOPHYSICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE SEDIMENTS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN ACOUSTICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN HEAT BUDGET   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN OPTICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN PRESSURE   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS   [Definition]
OCEANS >SALINITY/DENSITY   [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE   [Definition]
OCEANS >TIDES   [Definition]
OCEANS >WATER QUALITY   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >INFRARED WAVELENGTHS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >MICROWAVE   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >SENSOR CHARACTERISTICS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >ULTRAVIOLET WAVELENGTHS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS   [Definition]
SUN-EARTH INTERACTIONS >SOLAR ACTIVITY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOCHEMISTRY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GRAVITY/GRAVITATIONAL FIELD   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOTHERMAL DYNAMICS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY   [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE VOLCANISM   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >GAMMA RAY   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADIO WAVE   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND   [Definition]
OCEANS >AQUATIC SCIENCES   [Definition]
SUN-EARTH INTERACTIONS >SOLAR ENERGETIC PARTICLE FLUX   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >FUNGI   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PLANTS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >SULFUR COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA
BOUNDARIES
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ECONOMY
ELEVATION
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
HEALTH
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
INLAND WATERS
OCEANS
PLANNING CADASTRE
SOCIETY
STRUCTURE
TRANSPORTATION
UTILITIES/COMMUNICATIONS
Use Constraints
Platforms: Windows

Users must have IDL 5.6 installed to run EOS-IT.
Service Provider
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC 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


National Snow and Ice Data Center

Service Provider 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
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic/Download
Distribution_Size: 236Kb
Fees: None
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-06-17
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-06-29
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