Data Access Change for MEaSUREs Greenland Monthly Image Mosaics from MODIS

New data access options are available for the MEaSUREs Greenland Monthly Image Mosaics from MODIS, Version 1 data set accessible from the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). The direct download location for this MEaSUREs (Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments) data set has changed, and both temporal searching and ordering are now available through NASA Earthdata Search using the Package Options button on the data set Web page.

This data set consists consists of monthly image mosaics of the Greenland coastline and ice sheet periphery constructed from composited MODIS imagery. Each of the monthly mosaics were assembled from between 5 and 56 (typically 10) MODIS scenes selected from the MODIS/Aqua and MODIS/Terra Calibrated Radiances 5-Min L1B Swath 250 m data sets (MYD02QKM and MOD02QKM) for each day-lit month (March – September).

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