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MODIS Collection 6 Phenology and Other Updates

MODIS pixel quality for Paradise, CA

Periodic fires near Paradise, California (in 2001, 2008, and 2018) observed from MODIS as recorded in the newly released MCD64A1 product: MODIS/Terra and Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3.

Several updates are now available for MODIS Land Products, including the addition of the Collection 6 phenology product.

Subset data for 400+ new sites

A total of 417 new sites were added to the MODIS and VIIRS Fixed Sites tool, which includes 138 new Aeronet sites, 21 AsiaFlux, 9 ChinaFlux, 6 EOSLandValidation, 70 European Fluxes sites, 23

MODIS Aqua Land Surface Temperature MYD21A2 available

MODIS Aqua land surface temperature and emissivity product (MYD21A2) is now available for order through the Global Subsets Tools and the web service. MYD21A2 was recently reprocessed by NASA to address a data quality issue.

MODIS MAIAC product MCD19A3 available for subset orders

MODIS Multi-angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction (MAIAC) product MCD19A3 is available for order from the Global Subset Tool and the REST API. MCD19A3 is 8-Day 1km Level 3 product and provides Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) model parameters and surface albedo.

Subset data for AmeriFlux and NEON sites

A total of 139 new AmeriFlux sites and 59 new NEON sites were added to the Fixed Sites Subsets Tool. The tool now includes all of the AmeriFlux sites and the NEON core and relocatable field sites.