MOD13A3.061 Vegetation Indices Monthly L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid

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The MOD13A3 V6.1 product data is provided monthly at 1 kilometer (km) spatial resolution. In generating this monthly product, the algorithm ingests all the MOD13A2 products that overlap the month and employs a weighted temporal average.

Vegetation indices are used for global monitoring of vegetation conditions and are used in products displaying land cover and land cover changes. These data may be used as input for modeling global biogeochemical and hydrologic processes as well as global and regional climate. Additional applications include characterizing land surface biophysical properties and processes, such as primary production and land cover conversion.



1000 meters


Name Units Min Max Scale Wavelength Description
NDVI -2000 10000 0.0001

Monthly NDVI average

EVI -2000 10000 0.0001

Monthly EVI average


VI Quality indicators

sur_refl_b01 0 10000 0.0001 620-670nm

Surface reflectance band 1 (red)

sur_refl_b02 0 10000 0.0001 841-876nm

Surface reflectance band 2 (near-infrared)

sur_refl_b03 0 10000 0.0001 459-479nm

Surface reflectance band 3 (blue)

sur_refl_b07 0 10000 0.0001 2105-2155nm

Surface reflectance band 7 (mid-infrared)

ViewZenith deg 0 18000 0.01

View zenith angle of VI Pixel

SolarZenith deg 0 18000 0.01

Sun zenith angle of VI pixel

RelativeAzimuth deg -18000 18000 0.01

Relative azimuth angle of VI pixel


Quality reliability of VI pixel

SummaryQA Class Table

Value Color Description
0 Good Data: use with confidence
1 Marginal Data: useful, but look at other QA information
2 Snow/Ice: target covered with snow/ice
3 Cloudy: target not visible, covered with cloud

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Terms of Use

MODIS data and products acquired through the LP DAAC have no restrictions on subsequent use, sale, or redistribution.




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var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/061/MOD13A3')
                  .filter('2020-01-01', '2023-05-01'));
var ndvi ='NDVI');
var ndviVis = {
  min: 0,
  max: 9000,
  palette: [
    'ffffff', 'ce7e45', 'df923d', 'f1b555', 'fcd163', '99b718', '74a901',
    '66a000', '529400', '3e8601', '207401', '056201', '004c00', '023b01',
    '012e01', '011d01', '011301'
Map.setCenter(6.746, 46.529, 2);
Map.addLayer(ndvi, ndviVis, 'NDVI');
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