MOD44W.006 Terra Land Water Mask Derived from MODIS and SRTM Yearly Global 250m

MODIS/006/MOD44W
Dataset Availability
2000-01-01T00:00:00 - Present
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/006/MOD44W")
Tags
water-mask srtm geophysical modis mod44w usgs nasa

Description

The MOD44W V6 land/water mask 250m product is derived using a decision tree classifier trained with MODIS data and validated with the MOD44W V5 product. A series of masks are applied to address known issues caused by terrain shadow, burn scars, cloudiness, or ice cover in oceans.

Bands

Resolution
250 meters

Bands

Name Description
water_mask

Land-water mask

water_mask_QA

Quality assurance (QA)

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

MODIS data and products acquired through the LP DAAC have no restrictions on subsequent use, sale, or redistribution.

Citations

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var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/006/MOD44W')
                  .filter(ee.Filter.date('2015-01-01', '2015-05-01'));
var waterMask = dataset.select('water_mask');
var waterMaskVis = {
  min: 0.0,
  max: 1.0,
  palette: ['bcba99', '2d0491'],
};
Map.setCenter(6.746, 46.529, 2);
Map.addLayer(waterMask, waterMaskVis, 'Water Mask');

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