Weekly Land Surface Temperature from MODIS, 2010, Ob Estuary and Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia (RU)

Duguay, Claude R.; Soliman, Aiman; Hachem, Sonia; Saunders, William

Weekly land surface temperature (LST) products of the ESA Data User Element (DUE) Permafrost are provided at 1 km spatial resolution. Weekly LST are available for the years 2007 to 2013. Weekly LST are available for the Alaska, Mackenzie, Laptev Sea Coast, and Ob Estuary regions and at 25 km resolution for the circum-Arctic.

Weekly LST averages were calculated from MOD11_L2 and MYD11_L2 LST (Version 5 from NASA Terra and Aqua satellites) products at 1 km resolution.

Each LST file contains 6 bands: bands 001, 003, 005 contain the LST averages and bands 002, 004, 006 provide supplementary quality information.

Known issues: the LST data are all measured during clear-sky conditions. The influence of clouds on surface temperature (e.g. temperature warmer under clouds in winter) is not reflected in the LSTs. This makes the LST colder than in reality due to the isolative effect of clouds.

LST products are also available with monthly temporal resolution.

This dataset is part of the ESA DUE Permafrost Full Product Set (doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.780111).

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Duguay, Claude R.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Identifier DOI:10.1594/PANGAEA.836729
Project(s) ESA DUE Permafrost
Institute University of Waterloo
Source https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.836729
Publication Date 2014
Version 2.0
Product group
Product Land Surface Temperature
Sensor MODIS
Files
  • Band 001: Weekly aggregated average LST product based on equal weight of average day-time (003) and night-time (005) LST values
  • Band 002: Number of LST cloud free observations falling into each pixel for the aggregation period. Associated with LST file 001
  • Band 003: Average day-time weekly LST based on all cloud free observations falling during 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time
  • Band 004: Number of LST cloud free observations during day-time (6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time) falling into each pixel. Associated with LST file 003
  • Band 005: Average night-time weekly LST based on all cloud free observations falling into each pixel cell during 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. local time
  • Band 006: Number of LST cloud free observations during night-time (6 p.m. to 6 a.m. local time) falling into each pixel. Associated with LST file 005
Variables [Units]
  • Band 001, 003, and 005: Land Surface Temperature [K]
  • Band 002, 004, 006: Number of LST cloud free observations
Region Western Siberia
Spatial Reference EPSG:3408 NSIDC EASE-Grid North / Lambert Azimuthal Equal-Area
Spatial Resolution 1000 m
Spatial Coverage Latitude 59.59 to 75.4, Longitude 44.25 to 83.02
Temporal Coverage 2010
Temporal Resolution Weekly
Format Geotiff

Dataset extent

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