EASE-Grid 2.0 Land-Ocean-Coastline-Ice Masks Derived from Boston University MODIS/Terra Land Cover Data, Version 1 (NSIDC-0609)
Data set:
NSIDC-0609
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

These Land-Ocean-Coastline-Ice (LOCI) files provide land classification masks derived from the Boston University MOD12Q1 V004 MODIS/Terra 1 km Land Cover Product (Friedl et al. 2002). The masks are available in various EASE-Grid 2.0 azimuthal and global projections, at various spatial resolutions ranging from 3 km to 100 km. The masks are in flat binary, 1 byte files stored by row. Quick-look browse images of the masks are also available in PNG (.png) format.
Parameter(s):
LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
Platform(s):
TERRA
Sensor(s):
MODIS
Data Format(s):
Binary
Temporal Coverage:
1 July 2000 to 31 December 2000
Temporal Resolution:
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180
N:
90
S:
0
E:
180
W:
-180
N:
0
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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