MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km
Entry ID: MOD29

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Summary
Abstract: The MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km (MOD29) data set contains 1 km resolution sea ice extent, ice surface temperature, and quality assessment data, plus 5 km resolution geolocation data. Note: Version 6 reprocessing was completed in October, 2015. Forward processing will continue for both Version 5 and Version 6 for approximately one year, after which Version 5 will be discontinued. Get Version 5
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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: Hall, D. K. and G. Riggs.
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km
Dataset Series Name: MOD29
Dataset Release Date: 2015-05-27
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 6
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/MOD29
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-24
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Temporal Resolution: 5 minute
Quality All MODIS/Terra sea ice products are considered validated or at stage 2 meaning that accuracy has been assessed over a widely distributed set of locations and time periods via several ground-truth and validation campaigns. Quality indicators for MODIS sea ice data can be found in the following three places: * AutomaticQualityFlag and the ScienceQualityFlag metadata objects and their ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center 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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 0.5 - 6.0 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 0.5 - 6.0 MB
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Mail stop 614.1
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
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Publications/References
Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS). 1996. EOS Ground System (EGS) systems and operations concept. Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center. Hall, Dorothy K., J. L. Foster, D. L. Verbyla, A. G. Klein, and C. S. Benson. 1998. Assessment of snow cover mapping accuracy in a variety of vegetation cover densities in central Alaska. Remote Sensing of the Environment 66:129-137. Hall, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-05-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-12-28
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