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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Unknown
Publication_Date: Unknown
Edition: 5NRT
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
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Description:
Abstract:
MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 500m (MOD10_L2) contains snow cover and quality assurance (QA) data, latitudes, and longitudes in HDF-EOS format, along with corresponding metadata. Latitude and longitude geolocation fields are at 5 km resolution, while all other fields are at 500 m resolution. Version 5 (V005) has two separate snow cover fields: one incorporating the original cloud mask, and another using a less cloud-conservative mask. MODIS/Terra V005 data extend from 24 February 2000 to present. MODIS snow cover data are based on a snow mapping algorithm that employs a Normalized Difference Snow Index (NDSI) and other criteria tests. The only data available for Version 5 (V005) is the Golden Month, which is a sample of V004 data covering the time period 29 August 2002 (day of year 241) through 7 October 2002 (day of year 280). The Golden Month is only available by special request by contacting NSIDC User Services. Please note that NSIDC now has a complete series of Version 5 data, which is the highest version number now available and represents the best quality of data.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20151227
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > LAKE ICE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > LAKE ICE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > SNOW COVER
Theme_Keyword: TERRA > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM, TERRA (AM-1)
Theme_Keyword: MODIS > MODERATE-RESOLUTION IMAGING SPECTRORADIOMETER
Theme_Keyword: EOS > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: EOSDIS > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM DATA INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: 5 Min
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
None. See disclaimer: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/data/near-real-time-data/about-lance/disclaimer.
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Overall NRT products match to operational with some expected minor differences from use of different ancillaries and ephemeris. There aren't any data gaps or data artifacts. Information on comparison of C5 Operational and NRT Atmospheric Products is posted at: http://lance.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/data_products/comparison.html. Information on comparison of C6 Operational and NRT Atmospheric and Land Products is posted at: http://lance3.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/data_products/comparison_atmos.html and http://lance3.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/data_products/comparison_land.html.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Resource_Description: MOD10_L2
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/...
Access_Instructions:
NASA LANCE Near Real Time data set descriptions and access links.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://lance.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/data_products/...
Access_Instructions:
Access Collection 5 data set from the MODAPS LANCE-MODIS page(FTP server).
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://nrt1.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/allData/1/MOD10_...
Access_Instructions:
Direct access to the ftp site and directory hosting the MOD10_L2 5NRT data set.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/sci_team/
Access_Instructions:
MODIS Science Team
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20090620
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160209
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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