Data Products

There are many standard MODIS data products that scientists are using to study global change. These products are being used by scientists from a variety of disciplines, including oceanography, biology, and atmospheric science. This section provides some detail for each product individually, introducing you to the products, explaining the science behind them, and alerting you to known areas of concern with the data products. Additional information about these products can be obtained by going to the appropriate URL's noted below. Select a data product below for a detailed overview of the product and links to product specific information.

Level 1
MODIS Raw Radiances
MODIS Calibrated Radiances
MODIS Geolocation Fields

MODIS Atmosphere Products

MODIS Aerosol Product
MODIS Total Precipitable Water
MODIS Cloud Product
MODIS Atmospheric Profiles
MODIS Atmosphere Joint Product
MODIS Atmosphere Gridded Product
MODIS Cloud Mask

MODIS Land Products
MODIS Surface Reflectance
MODIS Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (MOD11)
MODIS Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (MOD21)
MODIS Land Cover Products
MODIS Vegetation Index Products (NDVI and EVI)
MODIS Thermal Anomalies - Active Fires
MODIS Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) / Leaf Area Index (LAI)
MODIS Evapotranspiration
MODIS Gross Primary Productivity (GPP) / Net Primary Productivity (NPP)
MODIS Global Water Reservoir
MODIS Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) / Albedo Parameter
MODIS Vegetation Continuous Fields
MODIS Water Mask
MODIS Burned Area Product

MODIS Cryosphere Products
MODIS Snow Cover
MODIS Sea Ice and Ice Surface Temperature

MODIS Ocean Products
MODIS Sea Surface Temperature
MODIS Remote Sensing Reflectance
MODIS Apparent Visible Wavelength
MODIS Chlorophyll-a Concentration
MODIS Diffuse Attenuation at 490 nm
MODIS Inherent Optical Properties
MODIS Phytoplankton Carbon
MODIS Particulate Organic Carbon
MODIS Particulate Inorganic Carbon
MODIS Normalized Fluorescence Line Height (FLH)
MODIS Instantaneous Photosynthetically Available Radiation
MODIS Daily Mean Photosynthetically Available Radiation