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MOD10CM

MODIS/Terra Snow Cover Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 61

This data set reports monthly average snow cover in 0.05 degree (approx. 5 km) resolution Climate Modeling Grid (CMG) cells. Monthly averages are computed from daily snow cover observations in the MODIS/Terra Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG (MOD10C1) data set.

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):
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 0.05 deg x 0.05 deg
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 March 2000
Temporal Resolution: 1 month
Data Format(s):
  • HDF-EOS
Platform(s) TERRA
Sensor(s): MODIS
Version: V61
Data Contributor(s): Miguel Román, 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/Terra Snow Cover Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 61. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/0LMQQ53ZN8XH. [Date Accessed].
A user guide is not available for this data set.
No technical references available for this data set.

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