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Rapid Response

Rapid Response provides imagery for approximately 40 products from the MODIS, AIRS, MLS and OMI instruments. All imagery can be viewed through Worldview. To help users, the imagery have been organized into 10 application categories to assist users in monitoring and analyzing a variety of natural and man-made hazards and disasters (e.g. ash plumes and fires). MODIS Subsets and MODIS Near Real-Time (Orbit Swath) Images are also available.

Worldview
Visualize and download 100+ NRT products from MODIS, AIRS, and OMI for a variety of hazards and disasters categories. Worldview is supported by the Global Imagery Browse Services (GIBS) - a set of standard services that delivers imagery in a highly responsive manner.
Global Imagery Browse Services (GIBS)
Access global, full-resolution MODIS, AIRS and MLS imagery via a variety of standard services, such as Web Map Tile Services (WMTS), Tiled Web Map Service (TWMS) and KML.
MODIS subsets section
MODIS Subsets
Download a large number of user-specified, geo-referenced and geographically sub-setted images around the world in GIS-compatible format. Examples include most of the AERONET sun photometer sites and the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) sites.
MODIS NRT Orbit Swath imagessection
MODIS Near Real Time (Orbit Swath) Images
View and download swath images for each five-minute interval for Terra and Aqua MODIS data. Data posted approximately 2.5 hours after the observation at the spacecraft.
Gallery
View and download imagery for interesting events and phenomena from MODIS.
Polar Mosaics
Download daily Antarctic and Arctic mosaic images at 4km, 2km and 1km resolutions. The mosaic is composed of smaller image tiles, which are available individually at 250m, 500m, 1km, 2km, and 4km resolutions.
Hazards and Disasters
View and download subsets of 40 products from MODIS, AIRS, and OMI for a variety of hazards and disasters categories in Worldview.
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FAQ
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