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ASTER and MODIS Land Data Management at the Land Processes, and National Snow and Ice Data Centers

  • John Daucsavage
  • Marilyn Kaminski
  • Bhaskar Ramachandran
  • Calli Jenkerson
  • Karla Sprenger
  • Ron Faust
  • Tamara Rockvam
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Part of the Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing book series (RDIP, volume 11)

Abstract

Chapters 4 and 5 provide a variety of examples of how ASTER and MODIS land science applications are predicated on the availability of consistent and quality data. This chapter portrays a narrative of how those data come to exist at two different data centers, which manage them.

Keywords

Digital Elevation Model File Transfer Protocol Metadata File Aster Data World Data Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Daucsavage
    • 1
  • Marilyn Kaminski
  • Bhaskar Ramachandran
  • Calli Jenkerson
  • Karla Sprenger
  • Ron Faust
  • Tamara Rockvam
  1. 1.SGT Inc.USGS Center for Earth Resources Observation and ScienceSioux FallsUSA

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