MODIS Combined 16-Day BAI

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MODIS/MCD43A4_006_BAI
Dataset Availability
2000-02-24T00:00:00Z–2023-01-15T00:00:00
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/MCD43A4_006_BAI")
Tags
albedo bai brdf daily global mcd43a4 modis nasa reflectance usgs

Description

The Burn Area Index (BAI) is generated from the Red and Near-IR bands, and measures the spectral distance of each pixel from a reference spectral point (the measured reflectance of charcoal). This index is intended to emphasize the charcoal signal in post-fire images. See Chuvieco et al. (2002) for details. This product is generated from the MODIS/006/MCD43A4 surface reflectance composites.

Bands

Bands

Name Pixel Size Description
BAI 463.313 meters

Burn Area Index

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

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

Explore in Earth Engine

var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/MCD43A4_006_BAI')
                  .filter(ee.Filter.date('2018-04-01', '2018-06-01'));
var scaled = dataset.select('BAI');
var scaledVis = {
  min: 0.0,
  max: 100.0,
};
Map.setCenter(-7.03125, 31.0529339857, 2);
Map.addLayer(scaled, scaledVis, 'Scaled');