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Data Set ID:
MYD29P1N

MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night, Version 61

MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night (MYD29P1N) data set contains tiles of daily 1 km resolution nighttime ice surface temperatures and quality assessment data, gridded to the Equal Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE-Grid).

Version Summary:

The low visible screen in the algorithm was changed and two new bit flags are set in the QA, content of local attributes were revised but no attribute name changes or additions.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Sea Ice > Ice Temperature
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 km x 1 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 4 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Data Format(s):
  • XML
  • JPEG
  • HDF-EOS
Platform(s) AQUA
Sensor(s): MODIS
Version: V61
Data Contributor(s): Dorothy Hall, George Riggs

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Hall, D. K. and G. A. Riggs. 2018. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night, Version 61. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/1WMDFVASX98D. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.
No technical references available for this data set.

FAQ

What data subsetting, reformatting, and reprojection services are available for MODIS data?
The following table describes the data subsetting, reformatting, and reprojection services that are currently available for MODIS data via the NASA Earthdata Search tool. Short Name Title Parameter Subsetting Spatial Subsetting... read more
What data are missing from MYD29P1N?
The following table shows missing MYD29P1N data only. This list is updated when data gaps are discovered and may not be complete. If you discover missing data, contact NSIDC User Services at nsidc@nsidc.org to clarify. Also note that V5 data was discontinued at the end of 2016. Date(s) Version(... read more

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