MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG V004Entry ID: MOD11C34
Abstract: The MODIS/Terra V4 LST/E Monthly L3 Global CMG product (Short name: MOD11C3) is a monthly composited average, derived from the MOD11C1 daily global product, and stored as clear-sky LST values during a month?s period in a 0.05º (5600 meters) geographic CMG. MOD11C3, therefore, inherits all the structural features of its MOD11C1 parent except for the temporal configuration. Please refer to the ... MOD11C1 product documentation for all algorithm-related details.
The V4 MOD11C3 product comprises the following Science Data Set (SDS) layers for daytime and nighttime observations: LSTs, quality control assessments, observation times, view zenith angles, clear sky coverages, and emissivities for bands 20, 22, 23, 29, 31, and 32.
The V4 Terra/MODIS LST/E products, including MOD11C3, are validated to Stage-1 with well-defined uncertainties over a range of representative conditions. Further details regarding MODIS land product validation for the LST/E products is available from the following URL: http://landval.gsfc.nasa.gov/ProductStatus.php?ProductID=MOD11
This product is ready for use in science applications/publications. Subsequent and improved versions of this product also exist.
The V4 MOD11C3 product has an acquisition range from February 24, 2000 (2000-055) until December 31, 2006 (2006-365). The V4 collection remains consistent with V41, and users may combine the two collections in a time-series analysis.
V004 Data Set Characteristics:
Image Dimensions: 3600 x 7200 rows/columns
File Size: 440 MB
Resolution: 5 degrees (~5.6 km at the Equator)
Data Format: HDF-EOS
Science Data Sets (SDS HDF Layers): 16
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Monthly L3 Global 0.05Deg V004
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V004Online Resource: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov
Start Date: 2002-07-04Stop Date: 2006-12-31
Latitude Resolution: 0.05 Deg
Longitude Resolution: 0.05 Deg
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Quality For more information on potential sensor-related anomalies, consult the following URL: http://landweb.nascom.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/QA_WWW/newPage.cgi?fileName=...
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: ~80 MB (V005)
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at usgs.gov
LP DAAC User Services U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center 47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) publications written by the MODIS Science Team: [available online at http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/sci_team/pubs/]
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000, MODIS data products catalog (EOS AM platform): [Greenbelt, Maryland], Goddard Space Flight Center, http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/dataprod/index.php.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, revised 2004, EOS Reference Handbook, a Guide to NASA's Earth Science Enterprise and the Earth Observing System: Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center, 261 p. [available online in pdf format at http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/data_p...].
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-11-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-06-01