Questions about data from the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer sensors aboard the Terra and Aqua satellites.

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Urban heat island effect on rainfall [on hold]

Anyone have any information regarding urban heat island identification and to find out the relationship or the effect that UHI having on precipitation using remote sensing and GIS.
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How to fix GDAL_Merge problem?

I've got a lot of modis images (MOD15A2 productos -- LAI) separated by years. Inside each year folder there are the folders with the days i.e 049 folder for DOY 049. What I've done so far is to ...
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How do I subset image by vector layer using Erdas Imagine?

I have downloaded MODIS MOD10A2 8 day snow cover image. I need to subset this image. I tried to subset the image in erdas. it says the AOI layer is empty.
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How to determine the appropriate size of a 3 dimesional raster block/chunk

I am processing large MODIS time series (12 years) dataset with an array dimension of 4800 x 4800 with a data type of Int16-Sixteen bit signed integer. I want to build a 3 dimensional array ...
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Adding Subdatasets in ArcMap

I have some MODIS imagery that I want to display in true colour, however when I add the data it gives me 13 subdatsets to choose from. I've never worked with this before and I'm not sure which ...
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What is causing LDOPE error when opening .hdf files?

I get the following error when I try using LDOPE-1.7 on Linux (64 bit) with Modis QA data. The specific dataset resides in the LDOPE-1.7 directory. bash-4.1$ ./unpack_sds_bits -of=ldopeQA.hdf ...
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gdalinfo for Modis layer “NDVI”

I am trying the following command to get info on the NDVI MODIS layer stored in HDF file. I always receive an error. the command and error as below: gdalinfo ...
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SDS for quality assurance MODIS data

Can anyone help me with which quality assurance data to use for MODIS MCD43A4? The QA dataset for this is MCD43A2 which has 4 SDS - Science Data Sets (HDF Layers) 4 UNITS BIT TYPE FILL ...
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Gdal_translate command for SDS having spaces in its name

Can anyone help me with using gdal_translate on an HDF4 dataset that a space? One SDS in the the HDF is: ...
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NDVI colour scheme for ArcGIS

Does anyone have a download link for the NDVI colour scheme to use in ArcGIS for Desktop? I am looking for MODIS mod13 data and cannot find an appropriate colour scheme in the programme.
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Accessing the Quality Band for MCD12Q1 with MODISTools GetBands

I am using MODISTools (https://github.com/seantuck12/MODISTools) to process MCD12Q1 data, which, according to the LP DAAC website ...
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Retaining resolution of MODIS data while reprojecting using gdalwarp

Can anyone help me to use gdal(gdalwarp specifically) for reprojection? I am using it to reproject MODIS data : I originally have an hdf file - MCD43A4.A2005001.h08v05.005.2007351192333.hdf which has ...
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How to mosaic multiple MODIS images of Multiple months using MRT tool?

I have monthly MODIS images for 2001-2014. For few images mosaicing with reprojection can be done using MRT tool. However, for large number of images it's a cumbersome process. There are multiple ...
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extract scientific layers from MODIS HDF Dataeset using Python GDAL

I have been trying to extract scientific data layers from MODIS HDF files but without success. Before I have been doing this type of task using Arcpy, but I want the script that I am currently working ...
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Reconstructing MODIS time-series applying Savitzky-Golay Filter with Python/Numpy

I want to apply the 'Savitzky-Golay' (savgol) filter to my time series, MODIS dataset, to remove noise (i.e., cloud pixels, etc.) in my data. MODIS have quality flags that indicates the reliability of ...
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how to apply/mask QC layer of MODIS15A2 for extracting good quality pixels from Leaf Area Index product

how to mask cloudy/noise pixels of MODIS LAI product (MODIS 15A2). I'm using MODIS 15A2 LAI monthly data for LAI estimation.After reprojection and applying scale factor i want to mask bad pixels of ...
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How to download the MODIS data from R using MODISTools library

I want to download MODIS product MOD13Q1 to use the Scientific Data Sets (SDS) layers of "250m_16_days_EVI", "250m_16_days_pixel_reliability". MODISTools library in R software provides the capability ...
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How to correctly parse MODIS QA layers?

I'd like to correctly parse the MOD13Q1 VI Quality layer (see Table 2 in "layers" here). For this, I'm trying to follow Example 1 from this tutorial (page 10). I'll illustrate my problem with a pixel ...
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Merging rasters in QGIS?

I have 3 modis tiles that I want to merge together. They were all reprojected in the same CRS (from sinusoidal to WGS84 UTM zone 32 N), but I cannot succeed. I have tried with merge and virtual ...
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TIMESAT seasonality data (MODIS EVI)

I am trying to get seasonality parameters from MODIS EVI (MOD13Q1) for Indonesia. I have loaded data from 2013-2015, but the plotted time-series is shifted from what I expect. Indonesia has ...
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How to remove NoData areas from modis 09 data?

I have mosaicked modis09 rasters that have areas of NoData values displayed in black, I have used every option possible from raster con and set null conditions in raster calculator to setting the ...
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Reprojecting MODIS-Sphere ESRI GRID file to WGS84 using QGIS/GDAL

I have an ESRI GRID file projected in MODIS-Sphere (here's the dataset http://urban.yale.edu/sites/default/files/data/setoguneralphutyra_uf.zip) that I need to convert to a WGS84 GeoTIFF. I tried ...
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Reprojecting MODIS NDVI and reading the hdf output file in ENVI

I'm working with ENVI5.3 and want to open a MODIS NDVI (MOD13Q1) in hdf format. Firstly, I used the Modis Reprojeciton Tool to reproject the modis tile. And I opened the reprojected file in hdf format ...
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Selecting one subdataset when using ModelBuilder in ArcMap for reprojection

I'm trying to reproject roughly 500 MODIS images (MOD09GQ) into an Equal Areas Projection. I've been informed that ModelBuilder would be the best way to do this. However, when I set up my model and ...
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Using night/day-time LST product of MODIS?

I was confused with the night- and day-time bands of the LST product of MODIS. As I understood, these two bands are derived based on the zenith angle; more than 90 degrees for night-time LST, and less ...
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How to CONVERT Modis 09 files from hdf to geotiff [duplicate]

I have about 300 modis 09 files that need to be converted to geotiff format. I initially used the MRTSwath tool, but it would not pick some of the files as input giving the message 'Input Header ...
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Wget download selected files in unknown subfolders

I have this script for YEAR in 2013 2014 2015 ; do wget -r -l1 -p -nd -e robots=off -A "h17v03","h18v03" -R .jpg -R .xml http://e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov/MOLT/MOD13Q1.005/$YEAR.01.01 so it gets 2 ...
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16-day-MODIS NDVI values seem to be wrong compared to my soil moisture ground data!

I'm using MOD13Q1 product of MODIS for estimation soil moisture. As I know, this product is made up of the maximum value of NDVI of each pixel over 16-day calculated NDVI values. The problem is that ...
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Cannot access MODIS Download from FTP using Python

I tried to access the FTP site of MODIS data using Python ftplib module but always fail to connect. I am connecting using: ftp = ftplib.FTP("e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov") here is the error: A connection ...
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stack 10 modis ndvi geotiffs and scale them by 0.0001

I have 10 geotiffs Modis ndvi named 2005.tif ... 2014.tif I want to stack them all and create timeseries. i know how to do that, but the stacked images still need scaling by 0.0001. how can i bulk ...
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StarFM incompatability in Windows

I was asked to make StarFM, which creates a TimeSeries based on Temporal resolution of MODIS with the spectral resolution of Landsat work. Now, according to the barely-present help, it states that the ...
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Flood extent maps using modis 09 imagery

I have created rgb using bands 1 and 2 (250m) of mod09 data. Now i need to create flood extent maps from the same composite band. Now I need to use the density slicing method to create slices of land ...
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how to calculate summary statistics and produce line plot for daily MODIS LST quality bands

I have a raster stack (numpy 3d array) of daily MODIS LST quality bands. The quality bands have pixel values that correspond to the quality of the LST data in each pixel. For example, 2 = no data ...
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NDVI values for MODIS images

I have downloaded NDVI MODIS 500m image i.e. MOD13A1. From the hdf format that i got i converted them into tif format using the HEG tool. The images that i got some are showing pixel values -32767 to ...
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Which is the most accurate tool for geolocating MODIS or VIIRS data?

Which is the most accurate tool for geolocating MODIS or VIIRS data? MRT( or MRTSwath), HEG, MTCK(or VCTK) or Polar2Grid? Anyone who has some experiences, please give some adivces. Cheers!
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Comparison of wildfires areas using NBR index obtained by Landsat 8 for 2 dates?

My aim is to compare two images of NBR index obtained by Landsat 8 for two dates: April the 1st and October the 26th (the beginning of the wildfires period and the ending of the period). After that I ...
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Iterate - Raster Calculator - 8 Day MODIS LST to Monthly Avg

I have 8-day MODIS Land Surface Temperature data from 2009-2013. I have used Model Builder to extract the LST_day and LST_Night Subdatasets (in different model runs). What I am attempting to do next ...
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Strange behaviour of MODIS 17A3 NPP values when converting from .hdf (downloaded files) to .vrt to .tif in QGIS

I was hoping someone could help explain a behaviour that I noticed while working with downloaded MODIS 17A3 .hdf files from here: ftp://ftp.ntsg.umt.edu/pub/MODIS/NTSG_Products/MOD17/MOD17A3/ The ...
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how to remove cloud values of Landsat image from R [closed]

How can I remove cloud value of the Landsat8? How can I estimate cloud values for eg: modis cloud values are from 700 to 800. By using R how can I estimate>
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Modis enumeration definitions

Modis MYD03 and MOD03 files contain Land/SeaMask (uint8 with valid_range=0,7) and WaterPresent (uint8 with valid_range=0,8). Though the attribute fields define the valid range, they do not define the ...
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How to download MOD16 (Modis Evapotranspiration) image?

I use a 'R' script for downloading MODIS imageries. However, it doesn't give MOD16 product. I could neither find the MOD16 product in earthexplorer website. Though the desired product is available at ...
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reading raster without making QGIS apply the scale factor to the raster

Since QGIS multiplies the image with the scale factor when reading, it messes up the image if the scale factor is not properly defined to the data as QGIS expected. For example, I am reading MODIS ...
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Changing the the range for MODIS NDVI

I need to get MODIS NDVI (MOD13A3), but output from EarthExplorer or Daac2Disk HDF format is a numerical range is -2000 to 9996. But I need for futher work basic range -1 to 1. Is there any conversion ...
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How to handle MOD13Q1 NDVI Product Quality Assessment(QA) flags?

I am working on MOD13Q1 NDVI Product and i want to apply Savitzky Golay filter for smoothing Ndvi time series using Quality Assessment(QA) flags. I studied MOD13Q1 NDVI help file and found that ...
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How to interpret MOD44B 8-bit quality layer

I have 15 annual MOD44B (vegetation continuous field) HDFs for 2000-2014, working in Arcmap 10.2. Each contains several bands. The two I'm concerned with are "percent tree cover" and "quality." The ...
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corrected_Optical_Depth 3 different subdataset in extract window

i am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data from the hdf packed file. I have to do this over several years so i extract first aerosol_Type_Land witch give a alid Range: 0 to 4 (0=mixed, ...
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How to down load modis burned area extraction product

How to down load modis burned area extraction product . I found a link show the product but not found where can download the product geotiff image ...
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pixel values beyond valid range in QGIS

I opened a sub-dataset of an HDF file (NDVI layer of MODIS HDF file) in QGIS, but pixel values are beyond the valid range (-2000,10000). I see many pixels way less than -2000 and way over than 10000. ...
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Calculating NDWI in Erdas IMAGINE 2014

I'm using MOD09GQ product of MODIS to calculate vegetation indices in Erdas 2014, and I was able to extract NDVI using Erdas Model Builder. What is the formula I should use in model builder for ...
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Failure in TIMESAT integral calculation

in short: My TIMESAT image-output of the seasonal parameter “Large Seasonal Integral” is wrong. TIMESAT continues to write a file with negative values (as 16 byte Integer) although Parameters should ...