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by jonathanschultz
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:11 pm America/New_York
Forum: All Questions/Comments
Question: Retrieving orbital track, scan and time information
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Re: Retrieving orbital track, scan and time information

Thank you for your response. I'm afraid I'm still having trouble following. > So area covered would be a rectangle centered on the lat/long with dimensions as specified above.For each detected fire the latitude/longitude is provided for the center point of the spatial element. The track is the north...
by jonathanschultz
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:36 pm America/New_York
Forum: All Questions/Comments
Question: Retrieving orbital track, scan and time information
Replies: 4

Retrieving orbital track, scan and time information

I'm working on a research project that aims to reproduce a number of historic wildfires based on data, including notably satellite data (MODIS and VIIRS) from FIRMS. To do this I am trying to solve two related problems: 1. How to translate the track and scan fields in the FIRMS data into an area on ...