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VIIRS/NPP Active Fires 6-Min L2 Swath 375m NRT
Entry ID: VNP14IMG_NRT_1

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The VNP14IMG_NRT is a Near Real Time (NRT) S-NPP/VIIRS 375 m active fire detection data product (Schroeder 2014). The product is built on the EOS/MODIS fire product heritage [Kaufman et al., 1998; Giglio et al., 2003], using a multi-spectral contextual algorithm to identify sub-pixel fire activity and other thermal anomalies in the Level 1 (swath) input data. The algorithm uses all five 375 m ...

The VIIRS 375 m fire detection data is a Level 2 product based on the input Science Data Record (SDR) Level 1 swath format. The NRT product is currently available through NASA?s the Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE). The data are formatted as HDF4 files. Complementary ASCII files containing the short list of fire pixels detected are also available through LANCE processing systems.

For more information read VIIRS 375 m Active Fire Algorithm User Guide at https://earthdata.nasa.gov/files/VIIRS_375m_Users_guide_Dec15_v2.pd...


Schroeder, W., Oliva, P., Giglio, L., & Csiszar, I. A. (2014). The New VIIRS 375m active fire detection data product: algorithm description and initial assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 143, 85-96. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.12.008 PDF from UMD


visit University of Maryland VIIRS Active Fire Web page at http://viirsfire.geog.umd.edu/

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To provide VIIRS 375m active fire locations in Near Real-Time in easy to use formats.

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Description: Access VIIRS data set from the MODAPS/NRT FTP server.

Description: NASA LANCE Near Real Time Data Product Information
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: LANCEMODIS
Dataset Title: VIIRS/NPP Active Fires 6-Min L2 Swath 375m NRT
Dataset Release Date: 2016-11-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: NASA GSFC LANCE
Dataset Publisher: LANCEMODIS
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/do...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2016-11-01T00:00:00.000Z
Quality This is a near real-time (NRT) product that has undergone expedited processing to make it available within 3 hours of observation time to meet the needs of the NRT applications community. NRT data are subject to geolocation errors or reprocessing. Usually the geolocationalerrors are minimal (less than 100 meters), however, there are situations, particularly before and after spacecraft maneuvers and during space weather events, when the difference can increase up to several kilometers.
Access Constraints No constraints but users need to be registered with the ESDIS User Registration system (https://urs.eosdis.nasa.gov/users/new) to download files.
Data Set Progress
Email: support at earthdata.nasa.gov
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Schroeder, W., Oliva, P., Giglio, L., & Csiszar, I. A. (2014-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), The New VIIRS 375m active fire detection data product: algorithm description and initial assessment., doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.12.008
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-11-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-20