[GRASS-user] r.in.gdal and MODIS in grass7

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sat Nov 23 07:51:41 PST 2013

2013/11/23 Gustavo Martínez <gmpuljak at yahoo.com.ar>:
> Hi everyone,
> I am trying to import some MODIS NDVI images in grass 7 but I've got the
> following error in the command line:
> r.in.gdal -e --verbose
> input=HDF4_EOS:EOS_GRID:"/home/gustavo/Documentos/img/MYD13Q1.A2012361.h13v12.005.2013012015516.hdf":MODIS_Grid_16DAY_250m_500m_VI:250m
> output=prueba
> ADVERTENCIA: El datum <Not_specified_based_on_custom_spheroid> no es
> reconocido por GRASS y no se han encontrado parámetros.

How did you define the location's projection? The maps come in
sinusoidal projection.

For our MODIS data processing, we use pyMODIS which used itself the
MODIS Reprojection Tool. See


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