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Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) is a set of file formats (HDF4, HDF5) designed to store and organize large amounts of numerical data.

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MODIS HDF file without Coordinate System?

I am using the MOD04_L2 MODIS Aerosol Deep Blue product from the LAADS API. These files are in hdf4 format, but I am transforming them to hdf5. I did transform the files because I'm unable to compile ...
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MODIS values too high after HDF4 to TIFF conversion

after converting MODIS NDVI and EVI (in HDF4 format) to tifs the values seem way too high (e.g. 2e+07), even after the multiplication with the scale factor (0.0001). As I can't access the data before ...
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gdal_translate in R changing the cell resolution of extracted subdataset from HDF

I'm trying to extract subdataset from MODIS LST HDFs using following code. library(gdalUtils) HDF_list = list.files(path, pattern= "\\.hdf$", all.files=FALSE, full.names=TRUE,recursive=FALSE) ...
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Issue running GDAL_Translate on Redhat PPC64

I try to run the gdal_translate command to extract and convert the MODIS hdf file into its respective band raster tif on a Redhat PPC64 environment and I encountered following error: with my command: ...
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Creating polar-stereographic projection of HDF data subset?

I have an HDF4 file. I would like to create a geotif file containing a polar-stereographic projection of one of the HDF4 data sets. I've tried using gdalwarp. This works for some projection types, ...
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Opening MODIS Raster MOD13Q1 .hdf file comes in as Float32 instead of 16-bit signed integer

Trying to open a MODIS 16 day composite NDVI raster from the .hdf file. After selecting just the NDVI band, QGIS nicely displays the image. However, on this image the range of values is between -3....
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Creating Maximum-Value Composite of MODIS images using QGIS

I am trying to create a Maximum-Value composite of 4 MODIS images that are in .hdf format and I tried with 'Raster Composite' of ArcGIS but I think that's not the appropriate to do it. Can I do it ...
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MODIS 04_L2 projection transformation

Trying to extract MODIS Deep Blue Aerosols from a number of years. I have managed to open the HDF files in QGIS and ArcMap; however, have failed to reproject out of the sinusoidal grid so that the ...
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hdf to gtiff, reprojecting, cropping with a shapefile in batch using R

I have some raster data from MODIS, with hdf format. I want to convert them into GeoTIFF, reproject them and crop them based on my shapefile. I was able to do it in GDAL, in batch mode, with the ...
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Inaccurate alignment of MODIS HDF image (Dark Target product MYD04) [duplicate]

I have an issue with georeferencing of HDF files for the MYD04 product from MODIS (Dark Target Aerosol). A sample HDF file is given in the following link - https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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Plotting and/or exporting VIIRS SDR DNB data as GeoTIFF in R?

I already asked this question @stackoverflow however, perhaps it fits better here, due to the spatial nature of VIIRS data and the hdf5-eos file format. Im looking into how to handle .h5 (hdf-eos) ...
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How to display HDF satellite image in real colors?

How do I display HDF satellite image in real colors as photo image ? LoRes http://img.nsmc.org.cn/IMG_LIB/FY3C/FY3C_MERSI_GBAL_L1_YYYYMMDD_HHmm_0250M_MS.HDF/20140308/...
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extract value for a given coordinate from HDF5 file

I have an HDF5 file of radiation data for the Indian Ocean region. I plotted the data in Python using the following code import h5py as h5 import matplotlib.pyplot as plt f = h5.File("D:\Nikka\Geo ...
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ArcGIS HDF File Display Error

When I open a HDF file in ArcMap, the display of HDF file is shown as Fig.1. The HDF file has many bands, Arcmap will popups the window when open the HDF file regularly. However, there is no pop-up ...
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Iterating and extracting subdatasets from hdf files and exporting data into MS excel using ModelBuilder? [closed]

I have a large amount (10 years of data!) of MODIS LST .hdf files that I need to load into arc, extract subdatasets and import data into excel so it can be analysed. As I have such a large dataset I ...
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Parameters of projection for SMAP data [duplicate]

I need to extract geotiff from SMAP DATA (same without registration) I found example of gdal_translate command that do this task: gdal_translate -a_ullr -17334194 7356860 17334194 -7356860 -a_srs ...
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Binary cloud Mask from MODIS (MOD35_L2) using MRTSWATH

When the MRTSwath tool is fed with MOD35_L2 cloud mask HDF file, the tool provides six tif images (b0 till b5). Each tif file has 8 bit information. Are these 6 images somehow indicating the 48 bits (...
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to read a gcp file through gdal

i have an hdf file with x,y (pixel/line) datasets as viewed in HDFView. When i convert it to tif file this dataset does not appear. How should i make gdal read the georeferencing dataset in order for ...
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Error converting ASTER level 2 HDF to geotiff using Heg

I am trying to convert ASTER level 2 HDF files (AST_08 Surface Kinetic Temperature) to GeoTiff using the HEG swtif tool and a parameter file from the command line in Ubuntu. When I run the program I ...
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Converting HDF file (MODIS product) in ArcGIS as correctly georeferenced raster by ENVI?

Which algorithm I should use in ENVI 5.2 to open the MODIS product (MOD13Q1 or MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 250m Grid SIN V006), given as HDF file to ArcGIS 10.5 as correctly ...
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from .hdf to .geoTIFF of product MOD35

I am trying to create a geoTIFF from an .hdf MOD35_L2, I am trying either a Matlab code, either I heard something about LDOPE-1.7 + MRTSwath but I am not really succeeding. Have anyone ever tried to ...
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INSAT 3D data in HDF to GeoTiff?

I am working with INSAT3D Images from mosdac for air quality monitoring as my final thesis. I had downloaded the data from mosdac which are in HDF format and i tried to convert it to GeoTiff using HEG ...
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Getting / displaying all data bands in ArcMap using *.hdf data?

I was using modis snow cover product with ArcMap 10.1 which had 2 data bands (0,1) and suddenly it stopped showing one of the bands which i needed (1, the snow cover). How to get that data band back ...
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How to find correct projection for HDF5 data? [closed]

I have downloaded this dataset and I need to work with it and with this dataset. I do not know which projection to set to HDF5 data, because it is not correct in any projection.
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How to use gdal to convert HDF multi-band file to a single GeoTiff file?

I have a multi-band HDF file that I want to convert to a single GeoTiff file, using free tools, preferably gdal. I'm trying to use gdal_translate, but I either get back multiple output .tif files, or ...
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Modis Reprojection Tool “Input header file, Error in module”

I am trying to run Modis Reprojection tool for conversion from HFD to Geotiff for Modis terra Level 2 data 3KM swath i.e "MOD04_3K". Every time I try to input a file I get the following error: Error ...
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import he5 files into R

I want to import he5 irradiance files from giovanni. See a list here. This post shows how to import he5 files into QGIS, but I'd like to import them into R. Is it possible? I tried package rhdf5 but ...
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Opening data from NSIDC in QGIS?

i download data from here https://nsidc.org/data/SPL2SMP/versions/3#, but i can not open it in QGIS. Do you know how to open this data in QGIS?
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Open HDF4 Files using GDAL on Windows

I've got what seems to be a common problem regarding HDF files, but after spending a couple days going around in circles with R, GDAL, etc., I'm turning here for (hopefully) some insight. My goal is ...
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write subdatasets to hdf

Using gdal, it is possible to obtain the subdatasets contained in a hdf file, using the function: datasource.GetSubDatasets() Is it also possible to assign subdatasets to the file using gdal, i.e. a ...
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How does QGIS process a HDF file?

I downloaded a HDF file from here (MOD13Q1). Upon viewing the content I found that the file has 4800X4800 rows/columns(Resolution 250 meters). Now I tried to view the same file in QGIS. Upon zooming ...
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How can I create a polygon(filled polygon) from a single pixel stored in a hdf file(MODIS)?

I'm working with MODIS data to get EVI. I'm following this question to get the required values of EVI. The hdf file has 4800x4800 rows/columns (250m). I can get the X,Y pixel coordinates and the ...
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Opening *.hdf file from ASTER in QGIS? [duplicate]

I am trying to open *.hdf file from ASTER in QGIS and it can not recognize CRS. Does anybody knows solution to this?
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ArcMap MODIS NDVI for district in India? [closed]

I am working on 159 HDF files for the India subcontinent. I am trying to get min, max, standard deviation from the different districts of India using shapefiles. How do I make all the HDF files to ...
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How can I split an .hdf file with different layers into different shapefiles containing one layer each using tools of ArcGIS

I have downloaded a file from ftp://n5eil01u.ecs.nsidc.org/SAN/MOSA/MYD10A1.006/2002.07.04/MYD10A1.A2002185.h24v05.006.2016152140234.hdf but this file contains multiple layers, so I want to split this ...
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To make HDF format files into tiff files

I have downloaded the MODIS Monthly Fire Location Product from the University of Maryland ftp Server. All the files are in HDF format. How do you make these into tiff's?
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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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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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HDF5 files in QGIS

I am working with GPM GMI precipitation data that is stored in the hdf5 data format. All I am trying to do is import and visualize the data in the QGIS environment. I can import the precipitation file ...
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Convert MODIS HDF file in sinusoidal projection into GeoTiff with

I'm looking for a way to convert MODIS LST data from HDF to Tiff format, and reproject from sinusoidal to WGS84 - all using python GDAL. An example file is here (I only care about band 0) : http://...
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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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Transforming geostationary satellite image to lon/lat

The ICARE Data and Services Center distributes the SEV_AERUS-AEROSOL-D3 product in HDF5 format (http://www.icare.univ-lille1.fr/archive/?dir=GEO/MSG+0000/SEV_AERUS-AEROSOL-D3.v1.03/). The main ...
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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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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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Loading OSU's Ocean Productivity on QGIS

I've been trying to work with OSU's Ocean Productivity layers for a while now, but I can't get it open on QGIS. These are "*.hdf" (HDF4) and I've successfully opened and worked with them on ArcGIS in ...
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is there a way to save a temporary file as a permanent raster layer

I am trying to build a raster table for a temporary layer i created from an image difference on ArcGIS image analysis. Is there a way to save the temporary layer from this image analysis as a ...
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Where can I download NDVI or landsat images of south china that isn't in an .img file format [closed]

Everything i seem to find is an hdf file and i can't open it in erdas. so is there a way to convert it to open in erdas or do i need to find somewhere else, earth explorer and glovis are the two ...
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Extracting multiple Subdataset from hdf files to geotiff format using ArcPy?

I have 165 hdf files(monthly data) of EVI(Enhanced Vegetation Index) , I need to convert them to a geotiff format. In ArcMap 10.1 I can only extract the data one file at a time. I have this python ...
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extract scientific layers from MODIS HDF Dataeset using Python GDAL

I have been trying to extract scientific data layers from MODIS HDF files but without success. Before I have been doing this type of task using Arcpy, but I want the script that I am currently working ...
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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 ...