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MODIS Land Products for Australia

Mosaiced and remapped data from the USGS LPDAAC for the Australian continent and Tasmania. Some products are also available for New Zealand.

Documentation

AusCover metadata record See below for links for each product
Each record contains product specific links for quality and validation information.
Overview of the data set README file (Text)
Detailed report and key dataset reference ModisLand_PagetKing_20081203-final.pdf (PDF, 840 KB)
User-supplied Pixel and scaling information and template (ENVI) header files
Embedded metadata Example uncompressed HDF4 files
  
External links 
Data quality MODIS Land Quality Assessment
Go to "quality" then "Terra C5", "Aqua C5" or "Aqua+Terra C5" depending on the product
USGS QA Tutorial MODIS QA Tutorial
Select the "MODIS QA Tutorial" link
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Subset and quality mask tool
Select the "MODIS Global" Tool link. To get a good bit mask for a product, select a small space/time subset for the product, wait for the email, then scroll to the bottom of the page given in the email.

Accessing the Data

Quicklooks and download individual files Browse
Perl script for bulk data downloads lpdaacTDS_get.pl, v1.0.3 (requires wget)
THREDDS Data Server http://thredds0.nci.org.au/thredds/catalog/u39/modis/lpdaac-mosaics-cmar/catalog.html
Direct access (HTTP) http://rs.nci.org.au/u39/public/data/modis/lpdaac-mosaics-cmar
CSIRO internal only (mapped drive) Please contact the custodian data@auscover.org.au for details

Metadata links

Surface Reflectance
MOD09A1.005, MOD09GA.005, MOD09Q1.005, MYD09A1.005, MYD09GA.005, MYD09Q1.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=54095cbd-88c6-466d-8bec-d7b97271899c
Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity
MOD11A1.005, MOD11A2.005, MYD11A1.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=033cbde8-3df3-4298-961f-8f0732d7c306
Land Cover Type
MCD12Q1.005, MCD12Q1.051
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=9a0f68c9-d928-46a3-b328-d1aede395073
Land Cover Dynamics
MCD12Q2.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=b6e5553d-8e42-4d4b-b9fd-16633b579a14
Vegetation Indices
MOD13Q1.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=978f2f47-087b-4c79-a5fc-e4f432926341
Thermal Anomalies/Fire
MOD14A2.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=b4d1770e-4a33-4dcc-9793-fdc9d14538b6
Leaf Area Index/FPAR
MOD15A2.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=e9804ceb-ce99-4ffc-99ba-374b2d1f471b
Gross Primary Productivity
MOD17A2.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=98917a34-cbeb-4a20-bf08-282e49f7cca8
BRDF, Albedo and NBAR
MCD43A1.005, MCD43A2.005, MCD43A3.005, MCD43A4.005, MCD43B1.005, MCD43B2.005, MCD43B3.005, MCD43B4.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=61226fbe-ec2a-4b86-9e32-4bd96855e400
Vegetation Continuous Fields
MOD44B.003
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=d30491db-0c77-4255-a6f4-298c66dad637
Burned Area
MCD45A1.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=b3372344-ae6c-4dd1-861b-47dbcfa066d9
Burned Area (Direct Broadcast, UMD)
MCD64A1.005
http://www.auscover.org.au/geonetwork?uuid=766fb470-b05d-41ce-958f-cdb0888b9018


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