“The smallest aggregation of data independently described, inventoried, and managed.”
—Definition of “Granule” from NASA EarthData Unified Metadata Model
Examples of ODC Datasets:
a Landsat Scene
an Albers Equal Area tile portion of a Landsat Scene
Products are collections of datasets that share the same set of measurements and some subset of metadata.
Metadata Types define custom index search fields across products. The default eo metadata type defines fields such as ‘platform’, ‘instrument’ and the spatial bounds.