MCD12Q1 - MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid



Shortname: MCD12Q1
Platform: Combined Aqua Terra
Instrument: MODIS
Processing Level: Level-3
Spatial Resolution: 500 m
Temporal Resolution: annual
ArchiveSets: 6
Collection: MODIS Collection 6 (ArchiveSet 6)
PGE Number: PGE41
File Naming Convention:

MCD12Q1.AYYYYDDD.hHHvVV.CCC.YYYYDDDHHMMSS.hdf

  • AAYYYYDDD = Acquisition Year and Day of Year
  • hHH = Horizontal tile number (0-35)
  • vVV = Vertical tile number (0-17)
  • CCC = Collection number
  • YYYYDDDHHMMSS = Production Date and Time
Citation: Mark Friedl, Damien Sulla-Menashe - Boston University and MODAPS SIPS - NASA. (2015). MCD12Q1 MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid. NASA LP DAAC. http://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD12Q1.006
Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Modeling, Land Cover