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

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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...