MODIS/Terra Albedo 16-Day L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG
Entry ID: MOD43C1

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Summary
Abstract: This product has been decommissioned.

The 16-day 5-km global albedo product (MOD43C1) is a level-3 Climate Modeling
Grid that provides a measurement of the Earth's white-sky and black-sky albedo. These measurements are derived averages computed from the 16-day 1-km global albedo product. The 1-km global albedo is computed by integrating the Bi-directional Reflectance Distribution Function ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is one of several discipline-specific data centers within the NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The LP DAAC Web page provides information about available data products, services, documentation, order interfaces, and tools.

Description: The MODIS Land home page is maintained through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and documents various aspects of the land component of the MODIS mission.
Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Albedo 16-Day L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V003, V004
Online Resource: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.05 degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.05 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Quality Sensor anomalies may be present.
Access Constraints Only the Golden Month data, August 29, 2002 (day 241) through October 7, 2002 (day 280), is available by special request from LP DAAC User Services (LPDAAC@usgs.gov).
Use Constraints None.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: MOD43C1

Data Center Personnel
Name: LP DAAC USER SERVICES
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
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
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Publications/References
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/ftp_docs/data_products_1.pdf].
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-31
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