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MODIS Land Product Subsets

The MODIS Subsetting and Visualization services at ORNL DAAC provide user-defined subsets of selected MODIS Land Products at a scale useful for field researchers in easy-to-use formats.

Subsetting Tools

Users can request subsets for any location using the Global Tool or use the Web Service to obtain subsets in real time. Pre-processes subsets are also available for 1100+ sites worldwide using the Fixed Sites Tool. To learn more about these tools, go to Get Data.


A table of available products and MODIS grid in sinusoidal projection is included. For more resources and information, go to Documentation.

Updates ORNL DAAC MODIS Updates RSS Feed

2018-06-14 - Dr. Koen Hufkens released an update to the MODISTools R package. The package enables users to download MODIS data to their workspace via the MODIS API.
2018-06-13 - MODIS Landcover MCD12Q1 Collection 6 is now available via the MODIS Web Service. ORNL DAAC recently updated its MCD12Q1 inventory from Collection 5 to Collection 6.
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