MODIS C6 Processing Plans
- Start of the C6 reprocessing March 2012 for Level 1 products
- Expected start date of Level 2 Land C6 reprocessing, July 2013
- No data-gap - C5 will continue until reprocessing completes
- Testing and Reprocessing Schedule (PPT, updated 05/15/2013)
More details regarding the Colection 6 reprocessing effort can be found within presentations from the MODIS science team meeting in April. See this link to the MODIS web site where the presentations are posted.
There is also an older page on the MODIS web site where detailed information from last year about Collection 6 have been posted. The production schedule at the bottom is out of date and can be disregarded, but the rest of the information about the changes is accurate.
MODIS C5 Processing Schedule
The full Collection 5 reprocessing of MODIS Land data was completed in May of 2008.
Processing of the current MODIS Land collection (also known as Collection 5 or C5) commenced in September of 2006 starting with the first Terra data collected in February of 2000. Collection 5 forward processing, started at the beginning of 2007.
Summary information on the C5 product changes can be found at the link provided in the column on the right. More detailed information on the C5 reprocessing effort in relation to specific MODIS Land products can be found in presentations by individual science team members made at the January 2007 C5 Workshop.