MODIS | Data Sets

The following tables list MODIS snow and sea ice data sets available from NSIDC, plus some related data sets that may interest MODIS data users.

Snow Cover

ID Title Spatial Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage Temporal Resolution Parameters
MYD10_L2 MODIS/Aqua Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 500m, Version 5 Global 500 m 2002/07/04 - present 5 minute Lake Ice, Snow Cover
MOD10_L2 MODIS/Terra Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 500m, Version 5 Global 500 m 2000/02/24 - present 5 minute Snow Cover, Lake Ice, River Ice
MYD10A1 MODIS/Aqua Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 500m Grid, Version 5 Global 500 m 2002/07/04 - present 1 day Albedo, Lake Ice, Snow Cover
MOD10A1 MODIS/Terra Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 500m Grid, Version 5 Global 500 m 2000/02/24 - present 1 day Albedo, Lake Ice, Snow Cover
MYD10C1 MODIS/Aqua Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 5 Global 0.05 deg 2002/07/04 - present 1 day Snow Cover
MOD10C1 MODIS/Terra Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 5 Global 0.05 deg 2000/02/24 - present 1 day Snow Cover
MYD10A2 MODIS/Aqua Snow Cover 8-Day L3 Global 500m Grid, Version 5 Global 500 m 2002/07/04 - present 8 day Lake Ice, Snow Cover
MOD10A2 MODIS/Terra Snow Cover 8-Day L3 Global 500m Grid, Version 5 Global 500 m 2000/02/24 - present 8 day Lake Ice, Snow Cover
MYD10C2 MODIS/Aqua Snow Cover 8-Day L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 5 Global 0.05 deg 2002/07/04 - present 8 day Snow Cover
MOD10C2 MODIS/Terra Snow Cover 8-Day L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 5 Global 0.05 deg 2000/02/24 - present 8 day Snow Cover
MYD10CM MODIS/Aqua Snow Cover Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 5 Global 0.05 deg 2000/02/24 - present 1 month Snow Cover
MOD10CM MODIS/Terra Snow Cover Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG, Version 5 Global 0.05 deg 2000/03/01 - present 1 month Snow Cover

Sea Ice

ID Title Spatial Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage Temporal Resolution Parameters
MYD29 MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km, Version 5 Global 1 km 2002/07/04 - present 5 minute Ice Extent, Ice Temperature
MOD29 MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km, Version 5 Global 1 km 2000/02/24 - present 5 minute Ice Extent, Ice Temperature
MYD29P1D MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day, Version 5 Global 1 km 2002/07/04 - present 1 day Ice Extent, Ice Temperature
MOD29P1D MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day, Version 5 Global 1 km 2000/02/24 - present 1 day Ice Extent, Ice Temperature
MYD29P1N MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night, Version 5 Global 1 km 2002/07/04 - present 1 day Ice Temperature
MOD29P1N MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night, Version 5 Global 1 km 2000/02/24 - present 1 day Ice Temperature
MYD29E1D MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day, Version 5 Global 4 km 2002/07/04 - present 1 day Ice Extent, Ice Temperature
MOD29E1D MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day, Version 5 Global 4 km 2000/02/24 - present 1 day Ice Extent, Ice Temperature

Related Data Sets

ID Title Spatial Coverage Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage Temporal Resolution Parameters
NSIDC-0593 MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map N: -60, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180 250 m 2008/11/01 to 2008/12/16
2008/11/01 to 2009/02/28
Firn, Ice Sheets
NSIDC-0321 Global EASE-Grid 8-day Blended SSM/I and MODIS Snow Cover N: 90, S: 0, E: 180, W: -180
N: 0, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
25 km 2000/03/05 to 2008/02/01 8 day Snow Cover, Snow Water Equivalent
NSIDC-0447 Canadian Meteorological Centre (CMC) Daily Snow Depth Analysis Data N: 90, S: 0, E: 180, W: -180 24 km 1998/08/01 to 2013/12/31 1 day Snow Depth, Snow Water Equivalent