MODIS Sea Ice and Ice Surface Temperature


These Level 2 and 3 products provide sea ice IST, or ice surface temperture, at 1-km (Level 2) and 0.5° (Level 3) resolutions over the global oceans. In addition, a quality-assessment parameter is included for each pixel. The Level 2 product is produced daily and consists of global day and night coverage every 24 hours.


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• Validated Stage: Stage 2

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• DOI: Hall, D. K. and G. A. Riggs. 2015. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km. Version 6. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center.

All MODIS Sea Ice DOI's can be found at NSIDC:

Product Details


Product Name Terra
Prod ID/
Prod ID/
MODIS Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 1km MOD29 MYD29
MODIS Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day MOD29P1D MYD29P1D
MODIS Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night MOD29P1N MYD29P1N
MODIS Snow Cover 8-Day L3 Global 500m Grid MOD10A2 MYD10A2
MODIS Snow Cover Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG MOD10C2 MYD10C2
MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day MOD29E1D MYD29E1D




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