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NSIDC-0547

MEaSUREs MODIS Mosaic of Greenland 2005 (MOG2005) Image Map, Version 1

This data set consists of two digital image maps for Greenland: the 2005 MOG Surface Morphology Image Map and the 2005 MOG Grain Size Image Map. The image maps are constructed from MODIS imagery acquired during 2005 and provide nearly cloud-free views of all land areas and islands larger than a few hundred meters, including the ice caps on Baffin Island, Devon Island, Axel Heiberg Island, and Ellesmere Island.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 85, S: 57, E: 11, W: -109

Spatial Resolution:
  • 100 m x 100 m
  • 500 m x 500 m
Temporal Coverage:
  • 12 March 2005 to 30 April 2005
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Firn > Snow Grain Size
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography > Surface Morphology
Platform(s) AQUA, TERRA
Sensor(s): MODIS
Data Format(s):
  • GeoTIFF
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Terry Haran, Jennifer Bohlander, Ted Scambos, Thomas Painter, Mark Fahnestock

Data Citation

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Haran, T., J. Bohlander, T. Scambos, T. Painter, and M. Fahnestock. 2013. MEaSUREs MODIS Mosaic of Greenland 2005 (MOG2005) Image Map, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/IAGYM8Q26QRE. [Date Accessed].
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