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

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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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How do I open MOD17A3 in ENVI such that it is properly georeferenced?

I am using ENVI 5.1 on Windows 8. I am trying to open a MOD17A3 (MODIS Net Primary Productivity standard product - L4) .hdf file which I downloaded from the USGS website. I am still a beginner at ...
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How to merge SeaWiFS and MODIS data or use other merged products?

I hope to produce a time-series for sea surface temperature (SST) and chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) for use in MaxEnt without the use of arcgis, preferring Python tools to others. I am new to satellite data ...
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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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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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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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VI Quality dataset in MODIS image

While importing NDVI dataset in ArcGIS should we also import the VI_Quality dataset ? If yes then how should we handle it ? and, if not, then for what it is there ?
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Flood extent extraction from satellite images

How i can extract the floodwater from satellite images? Is the image classification method accurate for moderate-resolution satellite (Terra/Aqua MODIS)? Or is there a more accurate methods? Thanks.
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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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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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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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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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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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Urban Heat Island USING ENVI

I have downloaded MODIS images for a specified area.. Its my first time that I am working on UHI (Urban Heat Island).. I need to know the methods to work on it.. I am using ENVI for this.
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Conversion problem of projection of MODIS LAI from sinusoidal to geographic

I am trying to change MODIS data's (LAI) sinusoidal projection to geographic. Actually I did it. But when I reproject it by ERDAS, the output LAI raster moved about 10 km to west side of actual shape ...
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split multi-band raster to separate rasters in ERDAS IMAGINE

I am currently using ERDAS IMAGINE 2013. I have a 28 Band MODIS image. Is there any way in IMAGINE I could split the 28 bands of the MODIS image into single band images?
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problem of using TIMESAT to processing MODIS NDVI

I want to use TIMESAT software to analyse time series MODIS NDVI data. Firstly, I use MRT tool to mosaic,subset and project MODIS NDVI data and output data as GEOTIFF format, and save as ENVI standard ...
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How to select MODIS pixels with 80% homogeneous landcover from landsat classification?

I have a complex landcover classification for a landsat scene at 30m spatial resolution. Includes about 600 land cover classes. There is a fair amount of clumping per group. I have a MODIS EVI 16 day ...
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Why does GDAL Translate not create any output in batch mode?

Has anyone tried using the Batch Mode function in GDAL translate - qgis2? I can process files individually ok, in my case MODISA HDF files. But the batch mode does not seem to work. Here is my set ...
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MOD11A2, falsely negative nightly LSTs

I am having troubles with extracting data in ArcGIS buffer extractions from the MOD11A2files after processing them into GEOtiff, most of them seem fine but when looking at nightly temperature on some ...
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Processing MOD35 cloud mask image?

I have a question about processing MOD35 cloud mask image. I worked reprojection on MOD35 cloud mask image using MODIS Swath Tool. The processed results of MOD35 cloud mask are consist of 6 band ...
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Regarding MCD43 products

I have a special MCD43 daily product with 250 m resolution in .hdf format. Whenever I try to open it in the MODIS Re projection Tool, the error i get is "error in module:read hdr file". What should I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to compile the source code of module MOD14 of NASA

I'm working in a project which uses an Active Fire Detection base on MODIS (MOD14) of NASA. The source code and compiled-file can be downloaded at NASA Now I want to compile the source code, ...
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MODIS products reprojection problem

I am working with Modis Data (MOD02, MOD11, MOD03, MOD35). In particular I am looking for a solution to reproject the subdatasets below, into albers equal. Because I am using NLCD dataset which uses ...