Glossary for Geospatial Science

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MODIS: Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer that collects multispectral images aboard NASA’s Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites.  These satellites view the entire earth’s surface every 1 to 2 days with the ability to directly broadcast in real time its raw data to appropriately equipped ground stations.