MCD12Q1 - Available years

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MCD12Q1 - Available years

by laterza » Wed Nov 03, 2021 12:05 pm America/New_York

I'm exploring MCD12Q1 v006 (MODIS Land Cover Type) for some land use change analysis, and I noticed that its temporal extent is "2001-01-01 to 2019-12-31".
Why as of today I can't find MCD12Q1 for the year 2020?
Is it planned to continue generating this product for the following years (2020 - ...)?
In which period of the year a new yearly product is released?

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Re: MCD12Q1 - Available years

by LP DAAC - jwilson » Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:07 pm America/New_York

I will forward your inquiry to our data specialist for guidance.
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Re: MCD12Q1 - Available years

by LP DAAC - jwilson » Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:26 am America/New_York

It usually takes almost a year after the final day of the specific year to complete the data. This year however may take a little longer because it is all going to be processed into Version 6.1.
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Re: MCD12Q1 - Available years

by laterza » Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:51 am America/New_York

Thank you.
Do you mean that every year from 2001 to today will be reprocessed?
Just to be clear, is Version 6.1 a different version from Version 6?

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Re: MCD12Q1 - Available years

by LP DAAC - lien » Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:02 am America/New_York

Yes, all years will be processed into Version 6.1 and Version 6 will cease forward processing, and after several months V6 will be purged from the archive completely.
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