Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0610

EASE-Grid 2.0 Land Cover Classifications Derived from Boston University MODIS/Terra Land Cover Data, Version 1

These data provide land cover classifications derived from the Boston University MOD12Q1 V004 MODIS/Terra 1 km Land Cover Product (Friedl et al. 2002). The data are available in various EASE-Grid 2.0 azimuthal and global projections, in multiple spatial resolutions ranging from 3 km to 100 km. The data are in flat binary, 1 byte files that are stored by row.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER > LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: , 
N: 90, 
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
S: , 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):TERRA
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):MODIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 July 2000 to 31 December 2000
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Mary Brodzik, Kenneth Knowles

Geographic Coverage

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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.

Brodzik, M. J. and K. Knowles. 2011. EASE-Grid 2.0 Land Cover Classifications Derived from Boston University MODIS/Terra Land Cover Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/XR8523MC24TB. [Date Accessed].

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