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How To Download All 36 MODIS Channels
« on: January 21, 2016, 09:05:28 PM »
Information provided by Andreas Muenchow on the Jak thread:

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I download (and subsequently process) all available 36 MODIS channels via wget at NASA's ocean data site:

wget -r -nd -l1 --no-check-certificate http://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi/getfile/$name.L0_LAC.bz2

where the variable $name is a text string such as T2016015151000 for a Terra image from 2016, year day 015 at 15:10 UTC. The LAC indicates 1-km data for all 36 channels while a HKM would represent 7 channels at 500-m and QKM represents 2 channels at 250-m resolutions. More details, codes, and pointers are at

http://muenchow.cms.udel.edu/MODIS/index.html
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Re: How To Download All 36 MODIS Channels
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2016, 10:44:18 PM »
So Jim, can you post 3-4 days of this cropped to Jakobshavn to Uummannaq around 12 Jan 16?

Is there no way to band 36 via an ordinary url?

Do we know why your other source stopped at band 35 (if band 36 is so useful)?