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MISR Geometric Parameters Version 2Entry ID: MIB2GEOP2
Abstract: The MISR Level 1B2 Geometric Parameters data product is part of the georectified radiance product. It contains the geometric parameters which measure the sun and view angles at the reference ellipsoid.
The MISR instrument consists of nine pushbroom cameras which measure radiance in four spectral bands. Global coverage is achieved in nine days. The cameras are arranged with one camera pointing toward the nadir, four cameras pointing forward and four cameras pointing aftward. It takes 7 minutes for all ninecameras to view the same surface location. The view angles relative to the surface reference ellipsoid, are 0, 26.1, 45.6, 60.0, and 70.5 degrees. The spectral band shapes are nominally gaussian, centered at 443, 555, 670, and 865 nm.
Start Date: 2000-03-01
Latitude Resolution: 17.6 km
Longitude Resolution: 17.6 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Temporal Resolution: about 15 orbits/day
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
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Email: david.j.diner at nasa.gov
Jet Propulsion Laboratory 4800 Oak Grove Drive
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center User and Data Services NASA Langley Research Center Mail Stop 157D
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Diner, D.J., J.C. Beckert, T.H. Reilly, C.J. Bruegge, J.E. Conel, R. Kahn, J.V. Martonchik, T.P. Ackerman, R. Davies, S.A.W. Gerstl, H.R. Gordon, J-P. Muller,
R.B. Myneni, R.J. Sellers, B. Pinty, and M.M. Verstraete (1988).
Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) description and experiment overview. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., Vol. 36, pp 1072-1087.
A complete list of references can be found on the MISR web site's Publications page. (http://misr.jpl.nasa.gov/publications/peerReviewed/)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-12-27