MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 5km SIN Grid V004Entry ID: MYD11B14
Abstract: The MODIS/Aqua V4 LST/E L3 Global 5 km Grid product (Short name: MYD11B1) incorporates 5-km pixels, which is produced using the day/night LST algorithm (Wan and Li, 1997). This algorithm extracts average temperatures (in Kelvin) and applies them to a pair of MODIS daytime and nighttime observations. This method yields 1 K accuracy for materials with known emissivities. The six thermal band ... emissivities are estimated through a classification-based look-up table (LUT). The data inputs include the MODIS L1B calibrated and geolocated radiances, geolocation, cloud mask, atmospheric profiles, land and snow cover.
The V4 MYD11B1 products are a gridded version of the level-2 LST product (MYD11_L2) mapped and projected on 5-kilometer (precisely 4.63 km) Sinusoidal grids. The MYD11B1 product comprises the following Science Data Set (SDS) layers for daytime and nighttime observations: LSTs, quality control assessments, observation times, view zenith angles, and emissivities from bands 20, 22, 23, 29, 31, and 32. It also includes daytime and nighttime LSTs generated from the 1-km, band 31 of the level-2 MYD11_L2 product aggregated to 5 km grids.
The V4 Aqua/MODIS LST/E products, including MYD11B1, 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=MYD11
This product is ready for use in science applications/publications. Subsequent and improved versions of this product also exist.
The V4 MYD11B1 product has a temporal acquisition range, which starts July 4, 2002 (2002-185) until January 4, 2007 (2007-004). The V4 collection remains consistent with V41, and users may combine the two collections in a time-series analysis.
Zhengming, Wan, and Li Zhao-Liang. "A Physics-Based Algorithm for Retrieving Land-Surface Emissivity and Temperature from EOS/MODIS Data." Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on 35, no. 4 (1997): 980-96.
V004 Data Set Characteristics:
Area: ~1100 x 1100 km
Image Dimensions: 240 x 240 rows/columns
File Size: ~1.9 MB
Resolution: ~5 kilometers (actual 4.63 km)
Data Format: HDF-EOS
Science Data Sets (SDS HDF Layers): 17
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 5km SIN Grid V004
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing Image
Start Date: 2002-07-04Stop Date: 2007-01-03
Latitude Resolution: 5 km
Longitude Resolution: 5 km
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: ~1.9 MB
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, 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: 2013-11-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-06-01