MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica (MOA) Image Map
Entry ID: NSIDC-0280

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Summary
Abstract: Staff from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and the University of New Hampshire have assembled two digital image maps of surface morphology and optical snow grain size that cover the Antarctic continent and its surrounding islands. The MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica (MOA) image maps are derived from composites of 260 MODIS (Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) orbit swaths ... View entire text
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Description: FTP site for obtaining these data.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ted Scambos
Dataset Title: MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica (MOA) Image Map
Dataset Release Date: 2005-11-02
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0280.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-11-20
Stop Date: 2004-02-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 250 m
Longitude Resolution: 250 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 meters - < 500 meters
Platform
SATELLITES Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center 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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1.8 GB compressed; 6.7 GB uncompressed
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF and binary
Fees: none

Distribution Media: online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: JPEG
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 303-492-1847
Email: tharan 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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Publications/References
Bindschadler, R. A. and P. L. Vornberger. 1990. AVHRR Imagery reveals Antarctic ice dynamics. EOS 71(23), 741-742.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-23
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