MODIS/Aqua Total Precipitable Water Vapor 5-Min L2 Swath 1km and 5km (Collection 004 and 005)
Entry ID: MYD05_L2

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Abstract: MODIS was launched aboard the Aqua satellite on May 04, 2002
(1:30 pm equator crossing time) as part of NASA's Earth Observing
System (EOS) mission. MODIS with its 2330 km viewing swath width
provides almost daily global coverage. It acquires data in 36 high
spectral resolution bands between 0.415 to ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MODIS Atmosphere Team
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Total Precipitable Water Vapor 5-Min L2 Swath 1km and 5km
Version: Collection 004 and 005
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5 km
Longitude Resolution: 5 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: 5-minute
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
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Data Center
L1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System,Biospheric Information Systems Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: MYD05_L2 Collection 004 and 005

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-731-2917, 1-866-506-6347 (toll-free - US only)
Fax: 301-577-6622
Email: modapsuso at
Contact Address:
LAADS User Support Team
4801 Forbes Boulevard
City: Lanham
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20706
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Distribution Size: 15 GB
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: None
Phone: 301-352-2109
Email: at
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Chu, A., K. Strabala, S. Platnick, E. Moody, M. King, S. Mattoo,
R. Hucek, and B. Ridgway, 2000: MODIS Atmosphere QA Plan. Version 2.2
, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 46 pp.

Gao, B. C., and Y. J. Kaufman, 1998: The MODIS Near-infrared ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-05-09
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