MODIS/Terra+Aqua Nadir BRDF-Adjusted Reflectance 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V004Entry ID: MCD43B44
Abstract: This version four product has been decommissioned.
The MODerate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Nadir BRDF Adjusted Reflectance (NBAR) product MCD43B4 provides 1-kilometer reflectance data adjusted using the bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) of MCD43B1 to model values as if they were acquired from a nadir view. MCD43B4 reflectance represents that best ... characterization of the surface possible from the inputs available over a 16-day period. If observations at view and illumination angles other than nadir are required then the MCD43B1 models should be used directly in the BRDF Forward Model. The MCD43B4 NBAR quantities are provided as a level-3 gridded product in the Sinusoidal projection.
Both Terra and Aqua data are used in the generation of this product, providing the highest probability for quality input data and designating it as an "MCD," meaning "Combined," product.
V004 Data Set Characteristics (decommissioned):
Area: ~10 degrees x 10 degrees lat/long
Image Dimensions: 3 (1200 x 1200 x 7 row/column/band)
File Size: ~52 MB
Resolution: 1000 meters
Data Format: HDF-EOS
Science Data Sets (SDS HDF Layers): 3
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra+Aqua Nadir BRDF-Adjusted Reflectance 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V004
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V004Online Resource: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Start Date: 2000-02-18
Latitude Resolution: 1km
Longitude Resolution: 1km
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
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...].
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000, EOS Reference Handbook, a Guide to NASA's Earth Science Enterprise and the Earth Observing System: Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center, 256 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: 2013-11-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-25