MCD14ML

Short Name: MCD14ML

Product Title: MODIS/Aqua+Terra Thermal Anomalies/Fire locations 1km FIRMS V006  (Vector data)

DOI:10.5067/FIRMS/MODIS/MCD14ML.006

Platform: Aqua & Terra, Instrument: MODIS

Links to Download Data:

https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/download/

Long Name: MODIS/Aqua+Terra Thermal Anomalies/Fire locations 1km V006 Standard (Vector data) distributed by LANCE FIRMS

Summary

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Thermal Anomalies / Fire locations - Collection 6 processed by NASA's Science Computing Facility (SCF) at the University of Maryland (UMD) and distributed by Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS), using swath products (MOD14/MYD14) rather than the tiled MOD14A1 and MYD14A1 products. The thermal anomalies / active fire represent the center of a 1km pixel that is flagged by the MODIS MOD14/MYD14 Fire and Thermal Anomalies algorithm (Giglio 2003) as containing one or more fires within the pixel. This is the most basic fire product in which active fires and other thermal anomalies, such as volcanoes, are identified.

MCD14ML are available through the FIRMS Archive Download with a lag of approximately 2 months. They are also available from the UMD SCF - see the UMD MODIS Active Fire and Burned Area Products website.

Spatial Coverage: Global
Spatial Resolution: 1km at nadir
Projection: WGS84

Attribute fields

Attribute fields
Attribute Short Description Long Description
Latitude Latitude Center of 1km fire pixel but not necessarily the actual location of the fire as one or more fires can be detected within the 1km pixel.
Longitude Longitude Center of 1km fire pixel but not necessarily the actual location of the fire as one or more fires can be detected within the 1km pixel.
Brightness Brightness temperature 21 (Kelvin) Channel 21/22 brightness temperature of the fire pixel measured in Kelvin.
Scan Along Scan pixel size The algorithm produces 1km fire pixels but MODIS pixels get bigger toward the edge of scan. Scan and track reflect actual pixel size.
Track Along Track pixel size The algorithm produces 1km fire pixels but MODIS pixels get bigger toward the edge of scan. Scan and track reflect actual pixel size.
Acq_Date Acquisition Date Data of MODIS acquisition.
Acq_Time Acquisition Time Time of acquisition/overpass of the satellite (in UTC).
Satellite Satellite A = Aqua and T = Terra.
Confidence Confidence (0-100%) This value is based on a collection of intermediate algorithm quantities used in the detection process. It is intended to help users gauge the quality of individual hotspot/fire pixels. Confidence estimates range between 0 and 100% and are assigned one of the three fire classes (low-confidence fire, nominal-confidence fire, or high-confidence fire).
Version Version (Collection and source) Version identifies the collection (e.g. MODIS Collection 6) and source of data processing: Near Real-Time (NRT suffix added to collection) or Standard Processing (collection only).
"6.0NRT" - Collection 6 NRT processing.
"6.0" - Collection 6 Standard processing. Find out more on collections and on the differences between FIRMS data sourced from LANCE FIRMS and University of Maryland.
Bright_T31 Brightness temperature 31 (Kelvin) Channel 31 brightness temperature of the fire pixel measured in Kelvin.
FRP Fire Radiative Power (MW - megawatts) Depicts the pixel-integrated fire radiative power in MW (megawatts).

Type* Inferred hot spot type 0 = presumed vegetation fire
1 = active volcano
2 = other static land source
3 = offshore
DayNight Day or Night D= Daytime fire, N= Nighttime fire

*This attribute is only available for MCD14ML (standard quality) data

Related Products

VECTOR DATA - Near real-time (NRT) version of these data MCD14DL are available from FIRMS  

Both MCD14DL and MCD14ML can be viewed in FIRMS Fire Map.

RASTER DATA

NEAR-REAL TIME PRODUCTS (HDF-EOS format) - available from LANCE and Earthdata Search

  • Fire 5-Min L2 1km V005 NRT
  • MO/YD14 MODIS/Aqua Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Min L2 1km V006
  • MO/YD14CRS MODIS Coarse Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Min L2 Swath 5km V006 NRT
  • MO/YD14CRS MODIS Coarse Thermal Anomalies/Fire 5-Min L2 Swath 5km V006
  • Climate Modelling Grid Fire Products

STANDARD SCIENCE QUALITY PRODUCTS - available from NASA's Level-1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System Distributed Active Archive Center (LAADS DAAC) and Earthdata Search

Level 2 Products (HDF-EOS format)

  • MOD14 (Terra) and MYD14 (Aqua) MODIS Thermal Anomalies
  • MOD14GD/MOD14GN (Terra) and MyD14GD/MYD14GN (Aqua) Level 2G Daytime and Nighttime Fire Products

Level 2 Products (HDF-EOS format)

  • 8-Day Daily Composite Fire Product
  • MOD14A1 (Terra) and MYD14A1 (Aqua)
  • 8-Day Summary Fire Product
  • MOD14A2 (Terra) and MYD14A2 (Aqua)

MODIS Global Daily Fire QA Product

Burned Area: MCD45A Global Burned Area Product (HDF-EOS format/GeoTIFF/SHP)

Data Citation

Data Citation

This data set was provided by LANCE FIRMS operated by NASA ESDIS with funding provided by NASA Headquarters. See https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/citation#firms

Further Reading

Further Reading

User Guides, Key Science Publications and General Information

General Information


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