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

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Opening HDF data in QGIS on Ubuntu?

I try to open modis aqua data (HDF5 format: A2015208112000.L2_LAC_OC.nc) on QGIS 2.8 ver. And an error appears: No extra dimensions found. Could someone help me to solve this problem?
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Difference between a spectroradiometer and multispectral sensor

Let's take as an example of a spectroradiometer MODIS, and as an example of a multispectral sensor the Landsat8 (OLI). What is the difference between these two sensors? Should we compare a ...
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Reprojecting MODIS Sea Ice Extent and IST data using GDAL

This is an additional exploration of the problem described at Reprojecting MODIS Ice Sea Temperature products with gdalwarp which was never answered in a satisfying way (I apologise for the length of ...
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Strange effect in gdalwarp output

I am using gdalwarp in python to extract and re-project reflectance bands from MODIS level 1B (MOD021km). An example of the command that I am using is the following: gdalwarp -of GTIFF -tps -t_srs ...
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ERDAS: Using MODIS Satellite Imagery for Iceberg Detection

I am trying to use MODIS satellite imagery to detect and track icebergs surrounding Antarctica. The software that I am using is Erdas Imagine 2014. I am struggling to differentiate clouds from snow ...
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32-days composite using LST 8-days Data

I want to make a 32-days composite from 8-days LST data by taking its average value, but I am facing a problem in checking QC-day, the other thing is, due to data gaps (missing DN values) we cannot ...
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registering MODIS in GRASS as space-time dataset

I have a problem using the space time module in GRASS GIS (7.1 for Ubuntu). I have a MODIS time series with 8 day interval, so 46 images per year. So I created a file (filelist_grass.txt) containing ...
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Application of a Piecewise Logistic Function to Extract Seasonality Metrics

I am working with 16-day MODIS EVI (satellite) data and I want to fit a Piecewise Logistic Function through my 23 EVI data values. The following formula is for the Piecewise Logistic Function: y(t)= ...
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Why is part of the MODIS (MOD09) Swath missing?

I have been using the WorldView web application to identify clear sky days to download MODIS images. However there are some instances where I see a clear day image, then download the MOD09 product and ...
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Projected MODIS data not aligning with ESRI basemap in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can not get 1km MODIS data aligned with ESRI basemaps in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. See the photo below. I reprojected MODIS17A3 data using the MRT (MODIS reprojection tool). I selected WGS84 ...
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Script for batch-clipping or masking rasters in R

I need a script that can do following batch process for all files in a folder: a) Clip or mask each raster layer (LAI product from MODIS MCD15A3) with a vector layer (vegetation types obtained from ...
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Is there a way to create an urban extent/population distribution map which only includes areas with a population above 100,000

I'm looking to do analysis on cities throughout the world. I'm using WorldPop, LandScan and MODIS data to gain urban extent and population density maps. I would like to extract areas which have a ...
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Writing Script for establishing parameter files for MRT

I have 15 years of MODIS data that I need to mosaic and resample using the MRT program. But to do so I need to set up parameter files for every date as there are multiple files for every day in the ...
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Calculating climatological albedo using MODIS satellite images?

My question is based on the paper Using NOAA AVHRR and SPOT VGT data to estimate surface parameters: application to a mesoscale meteorological model. The authors have calculated albedo, surface ...
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Reprojecting MODIS MCD64A1 to WGS 1984?

I am part of the technical team of the Autoridad de Fiscalización y Control Social de Bosques y Tierras of the Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia , and we are conducting a multi-temporal study of the ...
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Dose pyModis work with “ModisSwathTool” too?

I am going to use pyModis to work with MODIS data, Since I am quite new to Python, before starting to learn and use pyModis, I have a question for those who are familiar and using pyModis, right ...
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Switch an R script from “MODIS Reprojection Tool” to “ModisSwathTool”

This R script works with MRT (MODIS Reprojection Tool), and its performance is unbelievable for land data. The only problem is when you use Atmospheric data from Modis, like "MOD05_L2". The problem ...
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How to overlay dem (100m) over MODIS (500m) in square grid?

I have SRTM Dem data and the resolution 90m approx at the equator however the resolution varies as we move from equator to poles. For my case the study area is Himalayas. My plan is to get the square ...
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It's possible to use gdal_calc.py with an entire path of rasters?

I try to use gdal_calc.py to scale and transform a time-series of MODIS images. I've done that when i worked with a single image in the -A variable and a mask in -B, but i need to work with a ...
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Escaping the MODIS Swath Projection with GDAL: MOD06_L2: MRT Swath Tool not working

Stackexchange, I am looking at ftp://ladsftp.nascom.nasa.gov/allData/6/MOD06_L2/2012/222/MOD06_L2.A2012222.0800.006.2015062054108.hdf Trying to get the SDS (in WGS84 Projection and as GeoTiff): ...
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Creating a for.loop to randomly extract data from a raster stack within shapefile extents

I'm currently comparing a MODIS time series of about 15 years to determine the effects of pasture management practices on the "greeness" of pastures in a water catchment. So far I've been able to ...
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GDAL doesnot support HDF4 e [duplicate]

I am trying to import the pymodis library within python and I keep getting error that "GDAL installation has no support for HDF4, please update GDAL" I am running the latest version of GDAL ...
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Cloud and cloud shadow identification with MERIS

I am looking at MERIS images to use for marine applications (Chl-a. SPM) and would like to confidently remove cloud and cloud shadow pixels from the data. I have a few ideas: Using the blue band ...
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Modis Daily LST Data is mean of all day or it is on satellite path time?

I am looking for MODIS LST product which is exactly on the same time that satellite paths from a location,I have searched and found MOD11A1 but It seems that it is mean LST of Day,Is there any product ...
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How can I parse modis MOD13Q1 quality layers in R?

I'd like to parse MOD13Q1 VI quality layers in R. My original code must have been incorrect, because it gave lots of "deep ocean" flags in the middle of Brazil. After the changes suggested by ...
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Is there anyway to analyze the MODIS MCD12Q1 level 3 data in ENVI?

How can i see the classes of the product MODIS MCD12Q1 and analyze them in ENVI exelis? Seadas open them but ENVI not.
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Error in downloading MODIS image using R script

I am trying to download "MOD13A3" MODIS image using R script (http://r-gis.net/?q=ModisDownload) but each time it's ending in error. How to make it work ? ...
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gdalwarp changing value in nodata pixels

I'm using gdalwarp to convert MODIS NDVI mosaics from Sinusoidal to epsg:4326. To save space I'm using VRT files until I reach the final product. Here is my workflow. Mosaic NDVI Modis tiles using ...
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MODIS Data MOD09 MOD03

i have downloaded MODIS Data for fog estimation for the whole month of December 2014 from laads website. The files i received are 90 for mod09 and 180 for mod03 for the same period. how do i relate ...
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HDF to Geotiff conversion

can anyone tell the program code or script for converting HDF files to geotiff using MRTSwath tool? I've downloaded MODIS Files for fog estimation but i couldn't find how to process them.
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QGIS: RGB Image display results in odd colors (MODIS)

I am trying to make a rgb map of MODIS data (Dataset09 Radiances) with QGIS. First I converted it to tif with gdal (and python). Since I did not really understand all of GDALs funcionality I used a ...
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Image Processing for vegetation detection using NDVI technique

I have a MODIS 250m resolution satellite image in jpg format.How do i do image processing using NDVI technique on it? Basically i have to detect vegetation for a 250m resolution MODIS image using NDVI ...
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Legend for MCD12Q1 modis land cover data

I have Modis yearly 500m landcover data (MCD12Q1) i native .hdf format . I projected , mosaicked and converted them into .tif format whose values are from 0 to 16 . I set nodata value as 17 . I just ...
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mosaicking and projecting modis land cover data MCD12Q1

I have modis land cover MCD12Q1 data .Its in the sinusoidal projection (.hdf native format ). I have to study the land cover characters from the data for which i have to convert them into .tif format ...
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opening modis ndvi data .tif in timesat 3.1 windows [duplicate]

my aim is to apply savitzky golay filter to MODIS ndvi data in tif format. how do i open them in timesat 3.1 in windows .i tried opening tif files in imageview but the app does nothing. please help . ...
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applying savitzky golay filter to modis ndvi data

I want to smooth the ndvi MODIS 16 bit integer data .tif for LULC classification . i have timesat 3.1 software on windows but i don't how to apply the SG filter . i am not that good in programming . i ...
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MODIS MOD10A2 snow product

I have extracted pixel value ( pixel value=200 for snow) from MOD10A2 snow product for my study area. Since MOD10A2 product is distributed every 8-days. i.e., 9th Jan, 17th Jan, 25th Jan,2nd Feb,.... ...
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lulc unsupervised classification in envi for modis 250m data

I've got modis 250m data with NDVI,RED,BLUE,NIR,MIR bands....i have to obtain 10 classes such as Urban,Evergreen,decidious,cropland,fallowland,plantaion,water,barrenland,land with scrub,land without ...
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lulc mapping from modis surface reflectance

can i prepare LULC with 10 classes from MODIS surface reflectance level 3 data 500m resolution... if so what are the preprocessing techniques should i do on the data..i have to prepare LULC for yearly ...
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Analysis MODIS NDVI - MOD12A2

I am new here and also in remote sensing. I am trying to analyse the images that I downloaded from MODIS, which are the Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 1km. With that I want to analyse the change ...
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Analysis of MODIS 16 Data Set

I have downloaded the raster data sets of the Evapotranspiration data for about 10 years. I need to analyze those raster data sets. Which tool can I use? Or do I need to download a certain plugin. ...
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GDAL HDF4 Driver on Linux System

I'm running code that works with MODIS HDF4 datasets on a Debian Linux distribution. I am also running this code on a Windows machine. On both the Windows and the Linux machines, I have the most ...
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Using Quality Control process for MODIS Leaf Area Index?

Anyone can help in explaining how I can apply Quality Control (QC) for MODIS Leaf Area Index (LAI) to extract the valid pixels of LAI using ArcMap?
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Can't run sgolayfilt () on RasterStackTS in R

I'm quite new in R and remote sensing at all. Had followed the following step to filter my MODIS/NDVI data. library(sp) library(raster) library(rgdal) library(rts) library(signal) getwd() ...
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pymodis download issues

I'm trying to download and process MODIS imagery using pymodis. I have Python 2.7.8 (Spyder), numpy 1.9.1 and gdal 1.11.1. I've also installed WXPython. I originally tried to use the ...
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Different origin between GDAL/Python and ArcMap of a Modis image

I have a Modis image and i load this image in Python using gdal library from osgeo import gdal, ogr INPUT_raster_1 = "C:\\myimage_1km.tif" ds_1 = gdal.Open(INPUT_raster_1, gdal.GA_ReadOnly) ...
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Clip .hdf (MODIS) rasters by shapefile

I am trying to do a temporal analysis on vegetation quality so I downloaded a MODIS .hds raster from earthexplorer. When I opened the file into ArcMap 10.2.2, it came as a group of 11 rasters. I stuck ...
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MODIS product MCD43A3 stating 16 periodicity but when downloadad I have files every 8 days

I'm downloading the MODIS derived Albedo 16-Day L3 Global 500 m resolution product. I expected to have a dataset for dates every 16 days. Instead I have datasets every 8 days as can be seen in the ...
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Frontal Detection of sst & Chlorophyll image

I am working on sea surface temperature satellite images and looking for delineating gradients in open source on the basis of temperature. Is there any tool like Cayula and Cornillon front detection ...
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Spectral Signature Extraction using landsat 7 and MODIS

I am working on differentiating cocoa plants from other vegetation types using 4 epoch bwt 1980-2010. I need to extract the spectral signature for cocoa plants and other known features. I plan using ...