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Citation Policy

When using subsets of MODIS/VIIRS Land Products from the ORNL DAAC, please cite both the specific tool(s) used and the specific data product(s). 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.

Tool Citation

Format (single site):
ORNL DAAC 2018. MODIS and VIIRS 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. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1379

Example (single site): ORNL DAAC. 2018. MODIS and VIIRS Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed March 28, 2018. Subset obtained for MOD13Q1 product at 35.9587N,84.2874W, time period: 2000-02-18 to 2018-02-18, and subset size: 100.25 x 100.25 km. https://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 Example

Format (multiple sites, clustered together):
ORNL DAAC 2018. MODIS and VIIRS 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. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1379

Example (multiple sites, clustered together):
ORNL DAAC. 2018. MODIS and VIIRS Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed March 28, 2018. 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 2018-02-18, and subset size: 0.25 x 0.25 km. https://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.

 

Data Products Citation

Individual citations are available for MODIS Collection 6 products.

MCD12Q1
Friedl, M., Sulla-Menashe, D. 2015. MCD12Q1 MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD12Q1.006

MCD12Q2
Friedl, M., Gray, J., Sulla-Menashe, D. 2015. MCD12Q2 MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Dynamics Yearly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD12Q2.006

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

MCD19A3
A. Lyapustin, Y. Wang. 2018. MCD19A3 MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF Model Parameters 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD19A3.006

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

MCD64A1
L. Giglio, C. Justice, L. Boschetti, D. Roy. 2015. MCD64A1 MODIS/Terra+Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD64A1.006

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

MOD14A2
L. Giglio, C. Justice. 2015. MOD14A2 MODIS/Terra Thermal Anomalies/Fire 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD14A2.006

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

MOD16A2
Running, S., Mu, Q., Zhao, M. 2017. MOD16A2 MODIS/Terra Net Evapotranspiration 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD16A2.006

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

MOD21A2
G. Hulley, S. Hook. 2017. MOD21A2 MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/3-Band Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD21A2.006

MOD44B
C. Dimiceli, M. Carroll, R. Sohlberg, D.H. Kim, M. Kelly, J.R.G. Townshend. 2015. MOD44B MODIS/Terra Vegetation Continuous Fields Yearly L3 Global 250m SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD44B.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

MYD14A2
L. Giglio, C. Justice. 2015. MYD14A2 MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD14A2.006

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

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

MYD21A2
G. Hulley. 2017. MYD21A2 MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/3-Band Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V006. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD21A2.006

Individual citations are available for VIIRS Collection 1 products.

VNP09A1
Vermote, E., Franch, B., Claverie, M. 2016. VIIRS/NPP Surface Reflectance 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V001. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP09A1.001

VNP09H1
Vermote, E., Franch, B., Claverie, M. 2016. VIIRS/NPP Surface Reflectance 8-Day L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V001. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP09H1.001

VNP13A1
Didan, K., Barreto, A. 2018. VIIRS/NPP Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V001. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC.https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP13A1.001

VNP15A2H
Myneni, R., Knyazkhin, Y. 2018. VIIRS/NPP Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V001. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP15A2H.001

VNP21A2
Hulley, G., S. Hook. 2018. VIIRS/NPP Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V001. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP21A2.001