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Resample SMOS dataset using cKDTree and Bilinear interpolation

I have three datasets now. One is SMOS level3 soil moisture dataset which is in EASE grid 2.0 ~25km cylindrical projection. (EPSG: 6933). TRMM precipitation dataset which is in 0.25 degree. SMAP soil ...
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What is the easiest way to create map using HDF-5 data subset?

I need to visualize some area using values provided in HDF-EOS version 5 file and create map using those values and other GIS layers. Unfortunately, my QGIS do not recognize the HDF5 file. Do I ...
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Visualizing Aura/OMI SO2 data

I am trying to visualize hdf5-files from the OMSO2 data set of NASA so that they will look like this (Orbit 63543 on 25 June 2016, found here and from this website): However, when I try to ...
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Adding NASA WELD Imagery to ArcMap?

How I would add WELD satellite imagery from NASA into ArcMap? I'd like to take the entire CONUS scan and place it into ArcMap. I tested a smaller scan of the Northeast, however I got a plethora of ...
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Google Maps does not show NASA world view maps layer. JAVASCRIPT

The function is called on window onload but I am uncertain about the getTileUrl's anonymous function. where does it get the tile and zoom parameters from. The main problem is it does not show the ...
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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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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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How to open SMAP's Surface Moisture data files

I downloaded surface moisture data from Nasa's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) sensor website (https://nsidc.org/data/smap/smap-data.html). For each processing level (1-4), three types of files ...
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NASA world view (EOSDIS) coverage delay per day - scanning footprint issue?

I noticed that in NASA world view web site it's take some time to get per day world wide coverage. I made some calculations: The source is Aqua & Terra satellites Both have orbital period ...
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Why NASA world view (EOSDIS) have black strips?

There is the famous NASA World View site based on EOSDIS. I relatively new to this and I wonder why & what are those black strips on the existing coverage? I also notice that the position of the ...
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How to find details to NASA's "Earth’s city lights” images

I am currently working with these images. To find the resolution etc. is simple. But how to find in what units are pixel values? Or any additional details for "how to cite" these images?
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NASA WorldWind : PointPlacemark label is not hidden by the terrain

I am facing this problem where the label for the pointplacemark using the NASA worldwind API is not hidden behind terrain. The symbol hides but the label doesn't. It uses javax.media.opengl.GL and ...
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What GIS analysis techniques were used in determining Gale Crater as the landing site for the Curiosity Rover?

What specific GIS analysis was used in determining Gale Crater as the landing site for the Curiosity Rover? I'm assuming factors such as slope, elevation, ruggedness, etc were used as well as ...
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Does NASA DEM contain objects?

Following an answer to my previous question I am planning to work with NASA ASTER GDEM global dataset. I am trying to download it according to instructions given here for a couple of days now. ...
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How to download the entire ASTER GDEMv2 dataset?

In October 2011, NASA released the new ASTER GDEM global dataset (30m) and I have been wanting to get my hands on it. The only problem is that it takes forever to download and I do not feel like ...