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MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map, Version 1
The MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map consists of two cloud-free digital image maps that show mean surface morphology and a quantitative measure of optical snow grain size on the Antarctic continent and surrounding islands using 260 orbit swaths from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments on board the NASA EOS Aqua and Terra satellites.
Data Set Tabs
|Temporal Resolution||Not specified|
|Platform(s)||AQUA, SATELLITES, TERRA|
|Data Contributor(s)||Terry Haran, Jennifer Bohlander, Ted Scambos, Thomas Painter, Mark Fahnestock|
|Metadata XML||View Metadata Record|
As a condition of using this data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.
As a condition of using this data, we request that you acknowledge the author(s) of this data set by referencing the following peer-reviewed publication.
Scambos, T., T. Haran, M. Fahnestock, T. Painter, and J. Bohlander. 2007. MODIS-based Mosaic of Antarctica (MOA) Data Sets: Continent-wide Surface Morphology and Snow Grain Size, Remote Sensing of Environment. 111. 242-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2006.12.020
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