MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Quality 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid
Entry ID: MCD43B2

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Summary
Abstract: The MODerate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) BRDF/Albedo Quality product (MCD43B2) describes the overall condition of the other BRDF and Albedo
products. MCD43B2 data are 16-day composites at 1-kilometer spatial resolution provided as a level-3 gridded product in the Sinusoidal projection and include albedo quality, snow conditions, ancillary information, and inversion information.

Both Terra and Aqua data are used in the generation of this product, providing the highest probability for quality input data.

V005 Data Set Characteristics:
Area: ~10 degrees x 10 degrees latitude/longitude
Image Dimensions: 1200 x 1200 rows/columns
File Size: ~0.4 MB
Resolution: 1 kilometer
Projection: Sinusoidal
Data Format: HDF-EOS
Science Data Sets (SDS HDF Layers): 4
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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+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Quality 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V005
Online Resource: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-18
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1000 meters
Longitude Resolution: 1000 meters
Horizontal Resolution Range: 500 meters - < 1 km
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=...
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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: MCD43B2

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
Distribution Size: ~0.4 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
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.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-31
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