MODIS Aqua Daily NDSI [deprecated]

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MODIS/MYD09GA_NDSI
Dataset Availability
2002-07-04T00:00:00Z–2017-03-30T00:00:00
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/MYD09GA_NDSI")
Tags
aqua daily global modis ndsi surface-reflectance usgs
myd09ga

Description

The Normalized Difference Snow Index is used to identify snow, based on its characteristically higher reflectance in the visible portion of the spectrum compared to the mid-IR. NDSI is computed using the Green and Mid-IR bands, and has a range of -1.0 to 1.0. See Riggs et al. (1994) for details. This product is generated from the MODIS/MYD09GA surface reflectance composites.

Bands

Bands

Name Pixel Size Description
NDSI 463.313 meters

Normalized Difference Snow Index

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

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