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

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MOD 35 Cloud Mask HDF in ENVI

I am having difficulty getting ERDAS or ENVI to correctly read and display cloud mask attributes from MOD 35 HDF files. They files are displayed as 0-255, whereas I expected some kind of code 0, 1, ...
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Batch Processing 400 MODIS HDF4 Files Using Several Tools In ArcGIS 10

This is my first post, I hope I don't screw it up. We have about 400 MODIS HDF4 files we are looking to batch process in the ArcGIS 10 or Python environment. The tools we are looking to use are ...
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Reading MODIS L1B into ENVI

I am working with MODIS Terra (and simultaneous ASTER) Level 1B swath data using ENVI and am having one of these "this should be easy" questions about the most direct way to get to geo-referenced ...
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Determining phenological events based on Greatest increase NDVI approach?

I have a problem with a phenological study. The study area is in temperate zone of Asia. I have been doing phenological research using MOD VI product. I wanted to extract phenological events (onset/...
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Image Collection Statistics in Google Earth Engine?

How can I extarct mean of each image collection in google earth engine? for example for this code: var modis = ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/006/MOD13Q1") .filterBounds(geometry) .filterDate("2000-01-01",...
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Earth Engine memory capacity exceeded

I want to generate time-series MODIS images of a small area (10x10km) via Google Earth Engine from 2000 to 2017. I generate the clipped image collection easily and then export each image individually ...
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Adding timestamp to video export in Google Earth Engine

I am exporting an image collection to video using: Export.video.toDrive({ collection: mov_EVI, description: 'Modis EVI-Classified Water', dimensions: 720, framesPerSecond: 10, region:ROI });...
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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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Using Quality Control process for MODIS Leaf Area Index?

Anyone can help in explaining how I can apply Quality Control (QC) for MODIS Leaf Area Index (LAI) to extract the valid pixels of LAI using ArcMap?
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How to determine latitude longitude point from a pixel within a MODIS tile?

I need to know latitude / longitude of each pixel in a MODIS tile image in HDF in order to reproject from sinusoidal (MODIS) to mercator (Google Maps). I Can read values from HDF in my C++ program, I ...
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Batch process of GDALWARP in FWtools

I am using FWtools for pre processing of time-series MODIS data, I want to mosaic series of two scenes. But I don't know the batch code for gdalwarp. I am using windows. Kindly help me out.
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How to study qgis generated tiff images for water flow/resources ?

I am new to qgis. I have created tiff images from modis data using qgis. I want to study the water flow/resources from those images. As I am new to this field I don't understand how to study those ...
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More information about GEE dataset needed

I have a rather basic question, in relation to the MCD43A4 006 NDVI dataset in GEE. I am aware of the methods used for the generation of the BRDF MODIS dataset, but I would like to know more details ...
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NDVI Scaling in Google Earth Engine?

I am trying to download NDVI data from the Google Earth Engine MODIS satellite. I used the following dataset: img = ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/006/MOD13A2") To actually download it, I ran img....
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Projecting a MODIS SST netcdf file in R

I've downloaded monthly SST data (11u, nighttime) for July 2014. https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi/l3?per=MO&prd=NSST_sst.nc&sen=A&res=4km&num=24&ctg=Standard&date=...
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time series NDVI - Modis products - GEE

how can I select only good data (Quality informations) from Modis product in Google Earth Engine. I tried use this code: var collection = ee.ImageCollection ('MODIS/MYD13Q1').select(['NDVI'],['...
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“Warning, inconsistent extent!” error after using project raster for MODIS data

I'm using MODIS satellite data that I've converted into GeoTIFFs (using extract subdataset). ArcMap automatically sets the geographic coordinate system to ...
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Handling 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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Pymodis downloading?

I'm trying to download and process MODIS imagery using pymodis. I have Python 2.7.8 (Spyder), numpy 1.9.1 and gdal 1.11.1. I've also installed WXPython. I originally tried to use the modis_download....
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Problems with analyzing MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth

I want to extract AOD from the following hd5 file.Would be grateful for any help. Objective is to have a tif file projected in EPSG:4326 with values of all 3 bands. https://e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov/MOTA/...
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Reclassification of MODIS collection in Google Earth Engine

I want to reclassify the MCD43A4_006_NDVI collection and change all negative values into NAs. I have the following code but I am not sure how to do this. Any ideas? var geometry = /* color: #...
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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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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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MODIS L2 (OC,SST…) netCDF4 via array to Geotiff - distortion problem with Python

I am struggling with the conversion of a subdataset of MODIS L2 .nc files. I have i.e. a MODIS L2 OC file and want to extract one subdataset like clorophyl (chlor_a) and convert it to a Geotiff file. ...
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GDAL not available in MODIS R package?

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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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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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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Applying savitzky golay filter to MODIS NDVI data

I want to smooth the NDVI MODIS 16 bit integer data .tif for LULC classification. I have timesat 3.1 software on windows but I don't how to apply the SG filter. I am not that good in programming. I ...
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Reprojecting MODIS Ice Sea Temperature products with gdalwarp

I have problems projecting MODIS Ice Sea Temperature (IST) products to EPSG:3031 (Antartic Polar Stereographic) using gdalwarp. The product I'm working with is MOD29E1D, documented here, p33: The ...
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MODIS image reprojection/ change coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have downloaded Utah state shapefile in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_12N projection and also downloaded the MODIS image of the area (MOD09Q1) in .hdf format which has sinusoidal projection. the .hdf format ...
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Calculate Blue sky albedo from Black sky albedo and White sky albedo

I have got values for Black sky albedo and white sky albedo, from MODIS imagery. What is the simplest way to calculate blue sky albedo? I want to use albedo for snow cover. A website which has listed ...
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Performing multiple regression of time series data using R? [closed]

I am working with MODIS time series data, and I want to stack a stack object to prepare my data for multiple regression. I have AMSR (soil moisture) as a response variable and I have some ...
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MODIS L1B reprojection and mosaic problem

I have been using MODIS L1B file to retrieve water vapor content. However, my study area is exactly between the gap between two images,just like this: I have tries ENVI MCTK extensions, HEG TOOLS, ...
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Alignment problem in 2 vector shapefiles with the same projection

I have 2 vector shapefiles of Manila that are supposed to align, but they do not (screenshot attached). I have projected them to the same projection (World Mercator WGS 84, EPSG 3395). One shapefile ...
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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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VI Quality dataset in MODIS image [closed]

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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How to merge SeaWiFS and MODIS data or use other merged products? [closed]

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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Batch rename MODIS data?

I have MOD13Q1 NDVI images. Data are named in this format: MOD13Q1.A2007049.h26v06.006.2015161224938_MODIS_Grid_16DAY_250m_500m_VI.tif (YYYYDDD) Here 2007 is a year and 049 is day in year. I ...
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Spatial downscaling of MODIS LST grids using a covariate (e.g. NDVI): available software?

I have a MODIS MOD11A2 (LST) grid, which has a spatial resolution of 1000m. For the purpose of Surface Energy Balance modelling, I'm trying to improve the resolution of this data to 250m, using a ...
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How big is a MODIS 250m pixel in reality?

How big is a MODIS 250m pixel in reality? This appears to be a question that contains its own answer, but I have several reasons to doubt that the pixel size is actually 250m x 250m: I downloaded ...
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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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How do I convert the LST values on the MODIS LST Image to degree celsius

I have downloaded MODIS 8 day average LST images, but the values are way too high. How do I convert the pixel values to degree celsius? Someone said they multiplied the data with 0,02 and then ...
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Calculating number of days between first and last frost in Google Earth Engine?

I want to do two things. First, I want to map the number of nights that have temperatures below 0 in one year. This code seems to do this. Second, I want to calculate the number of days between ...
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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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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 to detect burned areas from Landsat or MODIS datasets using ILWIS?

I'm trying to find a simple tutorial on how to detect and map burned areas from/with ILWIS . I use Landsat 5/7 or MODIS for detection. Any idea?
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MODIS downloads using Python

I am trying to get a full-functioning download script specifically for the Modis data (Version 6) on the USG/NASA site (AppEEARS/LPDAAC). I’m running Windows 10. I know that there is an R Modis ...
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Export data from time-series image collection to a table in Google Earth Engine

On Google Earth Engine, I'd like to accomplish two tasks: extract data from every pixel, across a time-series, within the given geometry bounds and save it as a table. I need a column which prints ...
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Merging two image collection into one with two bands (LST and NDVI )

I have created two image collections (monthly average) from different datasets, one is LST (MODIS MOD11A2 ) and the another one is NDVI (MODIS MOD13Q1). The two datasets have exactly the same date. ...
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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 (...