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Citation Policy

When using subsets of MODIS Land Products from the ORNL DAAC, please use the citation format corresponding to the MODIS collection used for data subset request. The citation is also sent in the email (as plain text and BibTeX file attachment) along with the data retrieval instructions after the order is processed.

Collection 6 Citation Policy

Citation: Single Site

Format (single site):

ORNL DAAC 2017. MODIS Collection 6 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed Month dd, yyyy. Subset obtained for [Product name] product at [Lat],[Lon], time period: [Start date] to [End date], and subset size: [Width] x [Height] km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1379

Example (single site):

ORNL DAAC. 2017. MODIS Collection 6 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed March 28, 2017. Subset obtained for MOD13Q1 product at 35.9587N,84.2874W, time period: 2000-02-18 to 2017-02-18, and subset size: 100.25 x 100.25 km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1379

Notes:

  1. The coordinates used in the citation are the Latitude and Longitude (decimal degrees) specified by the user when the order is placed, trimmed to 4 decimal places.
  2. The citation is also sent in the email along with data retrieval instructions after the order is processed.
  3. BibTeX (.bib) file is available for download on the data visualization and download page (see screenshot below).

Citation: Multiple Sites

Format (multiple sites, clustered together):

ORNL DAAC 2017. MODIS Collection 6 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed Month dd, yyyy. Subset obtained for [Product name] product at various sites in Spatial Range: N=DD.DD, S=DD.DD, E=DDD.DD, W=DDD.DD, time period: [Start date] to [End date], and subset size: [Width] x [Height] km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1379

Example (multiple sites, clustered together):

ORNL DAAC. 2017. MODIS Collection 6 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed March 28, 2017. Subset obtained for MOD13Q1 product at various sites in Spatial Range: N=39.49N, S=39.25N, E=107.42W, W=106.48W, time period: 2000-02-18 to 2017-02-18, and subset size: 0.25 x 0.25 km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1379

Notes:

  1. "Spatial Range: N=DD.DD, S=DD.DD, E=DDD.DD, W=DDD.DD" is the bounding box for the site locations used for requesting subsets.
  2. Please cite each product separately.
  3. The coordinates used in the citation are the Latitude and Longitude (decimal degrees) specified by the user when the order is placed, trimmed to 4 decimal places.
  4. The citation is also sent in the email along with data retrieval instructions after the order is processed.
  5. BibTeX (.bib) file is available for download on the data visualization and download page. Please modify it manually for multiple sites.

MODIS Product Citations

Individual citations are available for MODIS Collection6 products.

MCD43A1
C. Schaaf, Z. Wang. 2015. MCD43A1 MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Model Parameters Daily L3 Global - 500m V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD43A1.006

MCD43A4
C. Schaaf, Z. Wang. 2015. MCD43A4 MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Nadir BRDF Adjusted RefDaily L3 Global - 500m V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD43A4.006

MCD15A2H
R. Myneni, Y. Knyazikhin, T. Park. 2015. MCD15A2H MODIS/Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD15A2H.006

MCD15A3H
R. Myneni, Y. Knyazikhin, T. Park. 2015. MCD15A3H MODIS/Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 4-day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD15A3H.006

MOD09A1
E. Vermote. 2015. MOD09A1 MODIS/Terra Surface Reflectance 8-Day L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD09A1.006

MOD11A2
Z. Wan, S. Hook, G. Hulley. 2015. MOD11A2 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD11A2.006

MOD13Q1
K. Didan. 2015. MOD13Q1 MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 250m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD13Q1.006

MOD15A2H
R. Myneni, Y. Knyazikhin, T. Park. 2015. MOD15A2H MODIS/Terra Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD15A2H.006

MOD17A2H
S. Running, Q. Mu, M. Zhao. 2015. MOD17A2H MODIS/Terra Gross Primary Productivity 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD17A2H.006

MOD17A3H
S. Running, Q. Mu, M. Zhao. 2015. MOD17A3H MODIS/Terra Net Primary Production Yearly L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD17A3H.006

MYD09A1
E. Vermote. 2015. MYD09A1 MODIS/Aqua Surface Reflectance 8-Day L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD09A1.006

MYD11A2
Z. Wan, S. Hook, G. Hulley. 2015. MYD11A2 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD11A2.006

MYD13Q1
K. Didan. 2015. MYD13Q1 MODIS/Aqua Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 250m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD13Q1.006

MYD15A2H
R. Myneni, Y. Knyazikhin, T. Park. 2015. MYD15A2H MODIS/Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD15A2H.006

MYD17A2H
S. Running, Q. Mu, M. Zhao. 2015. MYD17A2H MODIS/Aqua Gross Primary Productivity 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD17A2H.006

MYD17A3H
S. Running, Q. Mu, M. Zhao. 2015. MYD17A3H MODIS/Aqua Net Primary Production Yearly L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD17A3H.006

Collection 5 Citation Policy

Citation: Single Site

Format (single site):

ORNL DAAC 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed Month dd, yyyy. Subset obtained for [Product name] product at [Lat],[Lon], time period: [Start date] to [End date], and subset size: [Width] x [Height] km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1241

Example (single site):

ORNL DAAC. 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed August 25, 2015. Subset obtained for MOD13Q1 product at 39.497N,107.3028W, time period: 2000-02-18 to 2015-07-28, and subset size: 0.25 x 0.25 km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1241

Notes:

  1. The coordinates used in the citation are the Latitude and Longitude (decimal degrees) specified by the user when the order is placed, trimmed to 4 decimal places.
  2. The citation is also sent in the email along with data retrieval instructions after the order is processed.
  3. BibTeX (.bib) file is available for download on the data visualization and download page (see screenshot below).

Citation: Multiple Sites

Format (multiple sites, clustered together):

ORNL DAAC 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed Month dd, yyyy. Subset obtained for [Product name] product at various sites in Spatial Range: N=DD.DD, S=DD.DD, E=DDD.DD, W=DDD.DD, time period: [Start date] to [End date], and subset size: [Width] x [Height] km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1241

Example (multiple sites, clustered together):

ORNL DAAC. 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed August 25, 2015. Subset obtained for MOD13Q1 product at various sites in Spatial Range: N=39.49N, S=39.25N, E=107.42W, W=106.48W, time period: 2000-02-18 to 2015-07-28, and subset size: 0.25 x 0.25 km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1241

Notes:

  1. "Spatial Range: N=DD.DD, S=DD.DD, E=DDD.DD, W=DDD.DD" is the bounding box for the site locations used for requesting subsets.
  2. Please cite each product separately.
  3. The coordinates used in the citation are the Latitude and Longitude (decimal degrees) specified by the user when the order is placed, trimmed to 4 decimal places.
  4. The citation is also sent in the email along with data retrieval instructions after the order is processed.
  5. BibTeX (.bib) file is available for download on the data visualization and download page. Please modify it manually for multiple sites.