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Muhammad, Sher; Thapa, Amrit (2019): Improved MODIS TERRA/AQUA composite Snow and glacier (RGI6.0) data for High Mountain Asia (2002-2018). PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.901821, Supplement to: Muhammad, S; Thapa, A (2020): An improved Terra–Aqua MODIS snow cover and Randolph Glacier Inventory 6.0 combined product (MOYDGL06*) for high-mountain Asia between 2002 and 2018. Earth System Science Data, 12(1), 345-356, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-345-2020

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Abstract:
The data contains an enhanced MODIS 8-day Terra and Aqua snow-cover combined product merged with Randolph Glacier Inventory (RGI6.0). The input data used to generate this product are MOD10A2.006* and MYD10A2.006* representing Terra and Aqua MODIS 8-day composite collection 6 (C6) snow-cover, respectively. The data is specifically developed for the High Mountain Asia (HMA) with the geographic coverage between latitude 24.32− 49.19 N and Longitude 58.22 − 122.48 E. The data MOYDGL06_2002_2018_HMA is an enhanced snow cover and glacier combined product covering the period between 2002 and 2018. The data is available with eight-day temporal resolution and 500 m spatial resolution. The name of the product is derived from MODIS Terra (MOD) MODIS Aqua (MYD), and Glacier (GL), Version 6 (06) as MOYDGL06*. The product is 8-day composite described in Julian day and each year has 46 eight-day composite images in GeoTIFF file format as described in the Dataset README below. The data can be accessed alternatively from http://rds.icimod.org/Home/DataDetail?metadataId=36031. The R code developed for this product is available at https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3610735. For more details about the data, please read the paper associated with this data titled "An improved Terra/Aqua MODIS snow-cover and RGI6.0 glacier combined product (MOYDGL06*) for the High Mountain Asia between 2002 and 2018" published in Earth System Science Data Journal.
Keyword(s):
HMA; MODIS; Snow-cover
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Coverage:
Median Latitude: 36.755000 * Median Longitude: 90.349500 * South-bound Latitude: 24.320000 * West-bound Longitude: 58.220000 * North-bound Latitude: 49.190000 * East-bound Longitude: 122.479000
Event(s):
HighMt_Asia * Latitude Start: 24.320000 * Longitude Start: 122.479000 * Latitude End: 49.190000 * Longitude End: 58.220000 * Location: High Mountain Asia * Method/Device: Satellite remote sensing (SAT)
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