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MODIS/Aqua Coarse Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Min L2 Swath 5km V005
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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 (a fire of strength 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 false ... View entire text
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Description: Near real-time (NRT) data are available from MODAPS for certain Aqua and Terra MODIS L0, L1, L2, L2G, and L3 products. Whereas the standard MODIS forward processing acquires 2-hour L0 files for Aqua and Terra from EDOS within 7-8 hours of real time, LANCE-MODIS acquires session-based L0 files from EDOS and the end of the session is available within 10-30 minutes after real time.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 81.0   S: -81.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Coarse Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Min L2 Swath 5km V005
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: MODAPS
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing Image
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5 km
Longitude Resolution: 5 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Quality Sensor anomalies may be present.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Publications/References
NASA (2004). EOS Data Products Handbook, Volume 1 (revised). Washington DC:
National Aeronautics and Space Association.
http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/eos_homepage/for_scientists/data_produc...

NASA (1999). EOS Data Products Handbook, Volume 2. Washington DC: National
Aeronautics and Space Association.
http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/eos_homepage/for_scientists/data_produc...
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-05-11

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