MODIS v1.1.7


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Acquisition and Processing of MODIS Products

Download and processing functionalities for the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). The package provides automated access to the global online data archives LP DAAC (<>), LAADS (<>) and NSIDC (<>) as well as processing capabilities such as file conversion, mosaicking, subsetting and time series filtering.


MODIS: Acquisition and Processing of MODIS Products

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MODIS can be installed via


To install the latest development version, first install devtools and subsequently run

devtools::install_github("MatMatt/MODIS", ref = "develop")


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Please file bug reports and feature requests at

Functions in MODIS

Name Description
getTile Get MODIS Tile ID(s)
runGdal Process MODIS HDF with GDAL
extractDate Extract Dates from (MODIS) Files
detectBitInfo List MODIS Quality Information
repDoy Repair MODIS "composite_day_of_the_year" SDS
preStack Organise (MODIS) Files in Preparation for Stacking
getProduct Check and Create Product-Related Information
getSds List SDS Layers in an .HDF File
reformatDOY Reformat MODIS "composite_day_of_the_year" SDS
MODISextent-class Class MODISextent
fileSize Get Size of File(s)
genTile Generate Global Tiling System
minorFuns Minor MODIS Package Functions
extractBits Extract Bit-Encoded Information and create Weights Raster
temporalComposite Calculate MODIS Composite Images
getHdf Create or Update Local Subset of Online MODIS Data Pool
getCollection Get Available Collections of MODIS Product(s)
runMrt Run MODIS Reprojection Tool
transDate MODIS Date Conversion and Testing
smooth.spline.raster Filter Time Series Imagery with a Cubic Spline
whittaker.raster Filter Vegetation Index with Modified Whittaker Approach
lpdaacLogin-deprecated Create File with Earthdata Login Credentials
orgTime Handle Input and Output Dates Used for Filtering
orgStruc Reorganise MODIS Files in Local Data Archive
MODISfile-class Class MODISfile
MODISoptions Set or Retrieve Permanent MODIS Package Options
MODIS-package MODIS Acquisition and Processing
MODISproduct-class Class MODISproduct
EarthdataLogin Create File with Earthdata Login Credentials
MODIS-deprecated Deprecated functions in MODIS
aggInterval Create Periods for Temporal Composites
arcStats Get Summary of Local MODIS Data
delHdf Delete Local MODIS Grid Files
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Type Package
Date 2020-03-29
License MIT + file LICENSE
LazyData TRUE
SystemRequirements GDAL (>= 1.8.0)
ByteCompile TRUE
Encoding UTF-8
RoxygenNote 7.1.0
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2020-03-29 10:09:20 UTC; FlorianD
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2020-03-30 07:30:02 UTC

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