MODIS Imagery

Description

MODIS imagery provided by GLCF is made available in GeoTIFF format. Individual scenes can be acquired in the seven multispectral land bands of the MODIS sensor, in continental subsets, and in Goode Homolosine projection. All bands are delivered as 16-bit files. Table 1 details the characteristics of the MODIS product offered by GLCF as well as the characteristics of the MODIS sensor. For more information please see the MODIS technical guide.

MODIS 32-day Composites Specifications MODIS Sensor
Imaging Mode Multispectral Multispectral
Spatial Resolution 500m 250m (bands 1, 2), 500m (bands 3-7), 1km
Imaging Channels 7 36 (7 channels designed for land imaging)
Spectral Range (band) 620-670 nm (1) 620-670 nm (1)
841-876 nm (2) 841-876 nm (2)
459-479 nm (3) 459-479 nm (3)
545-565 nm (4) 545-565 nm (4)
1230-1250 nm (5) 1230-1250 nm (5)
1628-2652 nm (6) 1628-2652 nm (6)
2105-2155 nm (7) 2105-2155 nm (7)

MODIS Imagery
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