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

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how to download World MODIS image from ESRI ImageServer?

I need to download the following dataset that is available online in ESRI website: https://sampleserver3.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World/MODIS/ImageServer. I can view the map in arcmap as ...
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How can I export single bands of a MODIS image with QGIS?

How can I export single bands of a MODIS image (in particular MODIS Terra - MOD02HKM) with QGIS? It's .hdf file but with QGIS, I don't know to export these. I also used Modis Reprojection tool but ...
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How to apply Melt Area Detection Index to MODIS imagery?

I am working with some MODIS imagery for a project (I'm relatively new to remote sensing) using MOD09GA, and hoping to apply a melt area detection index (MADI) to images to calculate melt day length ...
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How to extract MODIS QA informaton

I want to use the LDOPE tool unpack_sds_bits to extract the bit information from the State QA layer of the MYD09GA Aqua Surface Reflectance product. However, I have never run a command line before ...
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hdf files in GDAL throwing an error in R gdalinfo

I am having issues using some modis hdf files in R. Working on Windows 10. I had a previous question where gdal wasn't working but I think I have resolved that. I tested with existing tifs and they ...
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Open MOD10A2 snow cover map in ArcGis

How to open classified MOD10A2 snow cover map in ArcGis? I tried as follows: ArcMap layer>>select Properties>>Symbology>>classified. It says I don't have a valid histogram.
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Loop Quality layers of Modis in R

I want to parse quality layers of Modis MOD13Q1 in R. I´m using a code from another question here! and it works fine, but i want to loop it for 300 files. I grouped them in stack of rasters and tried ...
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How to convert Integerized Sinusoidal Grid to lat long?

I'm trying to convert MODIS Integerized Sinusoidal Grid (0.25km/250m) to corresponding latitude and longitude. I found this tool to convert the data. I've written the algorithm for converting ...
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How to tranform MODIS tiles into lat/long?

I'm trying to get the vegetation index nearest to a particular lat/long. I'm getting the data from here which is 250-meter spatial resolution hdf file. The globally gridded projection is split in 36 (...
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modis surface reflectance

I wanted to perform atmospheric correction using MODIS surface reflectance products for validating my atmospherically corrected images (from Landsat 8). As Landsat 8 only became available in 2013, is ...
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How to use Landsat 8 or MODIS products to classify land area

Anyone know of a good tutorial where I can learn how to use satellite vegetation imagery from Landsat or MODIS to classify which crops are grown where over time for a West african country. I don't ...
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How to extract EVI from MODIS hdf data from several time using MRT?

I have been using Modis Reprojection Tool (MRT) to extract EVI from MODIS hdf files. So I have 23 MODIS hdf files from 1 year (16 days temporal) but from the same scene (h28v09). How to extract EVI ...
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Land-Water mask for MODIS 0.05deg grid

I need to create a worldwide land-water mask for a series of MODIS LST/VI images (0.05 deg). I know that each MODIS hdf file contains a land-water mask. However, this mask changes between different ...
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MODISTool R Error: Can't call method “prepare”

I have already used Modistool in R a few times, but lately I am facing the following error while using the function GetProducts(), GetBands(Product = "MOD13Q1") MODISTools::GetProducts() Error in ...
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smoothing raster layer stack using R

I'm trying to do smoothing for .tif stack layer of 331 bands. I used this code in R : setwd("D:\\") raster_dir <- "D:\\Modis VI quality\\" VI <- brick(paste(raster_dir,"...
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Smooth raster stack

How can I smooth a raster stack of 300 bands using R/Arcgis/Envi? I used this code: setwd("D:\\") raster_dir <- "D:\\Modis VI quality\\" x <- brick(paste(raster_dir, "laikipia_VI_quality....
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Raster Mosaic fault using R

I'm trying to mosaic two raster images using R. I used this script: setwd("D:\\Modis EVI\\") raster_dir <- "D:\\Modis EVI\\" r1 <- brick(paste(raster_dir,"evi8_stack.tif", sep="")) r2 <- ...
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How to convert .HDF to .Tiff and keep the number of the output files exactly as the input?

I have 332 .HDF files that I have processed in R to convert them to .Tiff. It has worked fine, however, the number of output files are not the same as the number of the input files! Input is 332, ...
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how to create raster stack using R

I have 300 .tiff files, that i need to create raster stack of them. Can you please help me with R code for that? I can do in Arcgis, Envi, R. I have tried: setwd("F:\\MODIS\\Modis EVI\\HDF8 EVI") ...
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MODIS temperature and NDVI data?

hope anyone could give me some hints here. I tried to download free MODIS data from their page(resolution 500m, 1km). Im interested in NDVI and temperature data. But when i load the hdf files into my ...
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Recommendation for getting TIF raster from modis HDF, for processing in R

I've downloaded a set of modis mod13q1 HDF files, e.g. MOD13Q1.A2016097.h11v05.006.2016114040325.hdf. I'd like to load the 250m_16_days_EVI and 250m_16_days_pixel_reliability bands into R as rasters. ...
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how to convert the values of NDVI anomalies in percentage?

I have used NDVI-MODIS MOD13Q1 product to calculate NDVI anomaly for 13 years (2000-2012). I multiplied the product with the scale factor 0.0001. the problem that I am facing is that the, High and ...
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MODIS MCD43A3 albedo product: good quality observation and fill value at the same time?

I’m using the MODIS MCD43A3 albedo product on one of my projects. I only used the good-quality values determined based on the BRDF_Albedo_Quality band recorded in the associated MCD43A2 product. ...
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MODIS data with .hdf extension not compiling in Ubuntu

I am trying to use GDAL to read .hdf file, but it does not seem to recognize the extension. It works fine in Windows system. The GDAL open command gives the following error message: ERROR 4: `...
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Troubling using MODIS package in R (mac). Error with gdal

I'm new to using MODIS data, and have been trying to set up a a way to use the HDF files produced by MODIS on R. I had trouble with gdal (could only download the package through system dialog), and ...
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Downloading MODIS data of cloud cover less than 10%

I use ModisDownload from rts package for downloading MODIS data. But is it possible to specify cloud cover and view angle before downloading? e.g. if I want to download MODIS data for cloud cover less ...
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MODIS Quality Control in QGIS

I have to process 46 MODIS MOD15A2H images (leaf area index) in QGIS 2.12 Lyon. I have to clean the images from bad pixels using MODIS Quality Control. Is there any method to automate the process for ...
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Calculating maximum value in Raster Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have MODIS NDVI data of four months and I have to calculate NDVImax. I am using the Raster Calculator of ArcGIS and have been using various algorithms like [MAX ("june2000", "july2000" , "...
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GDAL 2.0.1/QGIS 2.14.0 on OSX won't open MODIS HDF?

I'm on OSX 10.9.4, using GDAL 2.0.1 from the terminal. I want to mosaic MCD12Q1 HDFs together with GDAL but my build can't even read them. The file: http://e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov/MOTA/MCD12Q1.051/2001....
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Doubt in MODIS NDVI range [duplicate]

MODIS-NDVI product MOD13Q1 shows range from -1986 to 9976 but NDVI ranges from -1 to 1. What these value means? What do I need to do as corrections? I have attached an image showing MODIS-NDVI ranges ...
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How do you extract the mean fire frequency (raster) for each point within a given buffer size using R?

I am trying to extract fire data (mean and max fire frequency) for each point within a given buffer size (250m) around multiple points. Currently, my point data is in Lat and Long. For the raster ...
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Time series linear interpolation method for cloud not processing properly in my MODIS dataset

I am trying to perform an interpolation to my 3D array (sub-block of MODIS time series dataset with a shape of (46,960,960)) using numpy linear interpolation method to replace cloud pixels with ...
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Why there is a shif in MODIS coordinate (compared with Landsat/google earth image) after mosaicing and subsetiing the study area?

I am facing some difficulties in processing MODIS data set. To have MODIS data over my study area, I need to mosaic two tiles of MODIS (h29 v12 and h30 v12). I have used the MRT tool by NASA (the ...
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Modis MOD11A1 band math expression

I am trying to calculate the temperature of MOD11A1 and I can't find the expression of band math. How the expression temp < 273 could be written at band math?
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MODIS R Package: GDAL Not Available

I am trying to analyze the MODIS EVI 250m, 16day dataset. I found the R MODIS package and am following the instructions here: https://conservationecology.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/bulk-downloading-and-...
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WMS for Active Fire Data from NASA site - Can't connect

I am trying to connect to the WMS service of the Active Fire Data that NASA provides. This is the site: https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/web-services/#firms-wms where I get the links from. My ...
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How to reproject MODIS L2 data with lat/lon

I downloaded the MODIS level 2 data for precipitable water vapor (MOD05_L2.A2015193.1535.006.2015194020321.hdf) and the corresponding geolocation file (MOD03.A2015193.1535.006.2015193213734.hdf). When ...
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MOD09A1 QC layer

Does anyone know how to handle MOD09A1 Quality flags (QC) in in R? I was trying to use raster package but unable to unlock the QC band.
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transformations from a sphere using R for raster and polygon data [duplicate]

I am planning on using the MODIS burned area products which were produced by Maryland University. These come as either polygons or rasters. In the user guide it says A shapefile version of the MCD45 ...
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Corrupt XML files on LP DAAC server

I have built a Python script to pull MODIS data off the LP DAAC server. The script works fine in most locations, but when I tried to pull data for Bangladesh (h26v06), my code threw errors. I ...
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MODIS MOD11A1 Reproject Change Data Value

I'm import and reprojected MOD11A1 with GDAL 1.10....my shell script is easy.. for file in *.hdf; do echo "map: $file" gdal_translate -of Gtiff -ot Int16 HDF4_EOS:EOS_GRID:"$file":...
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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 (row,col,...
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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 -sds="...
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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 HDF4_EOS:EOS_GRID:MYD13A2.A2015297.h16v05....
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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: HDF4_EOS:EOS_GRID:"MOD13Q1.A2004001.h08v05.005.2007234070731.hdf":...
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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 (https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/dataset_discovery/modis/modis_products_table/...