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Data Set:
MODIS/Terra Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 500m SIN Grid, Version 6
Data Set ID:
MOD10A1
Data Set Summary:
This data set contains daily, gridded snow cover and albedo derived from radiance data acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board the Terra satellite. Snow cover is identified using the Normalized Difference Snow Index (NDSI) and a series of screens designed to alleviate errors and flag uncertain snow cover detections.