FY-3A Monthly MULSS Snow and Cloud Cover Fraction level 3 ProductEntry ID: FY-3A_MULSS_SNF_monthly_L3
Abstract: Monthly MULSS Snow and Cloud Cover Fraction Product:
The monthly products of snow cover fraction and cloud fraction over land from MULSS are projected onto a globally geographic longitude/latitude block of 180×360 degrees with a resolution of 0.05deg. Each grid point contains snow cover fraction and the corresponding quality assessment, cloud fraction and the corresponding quality assessment.
Purpose: Monthly MULSS Snow and Cloud Cover Fraction Product:
The snow cover and cloud fraction products can be used for monitor of snow disaster, numerical simulator forecast and analysis of climate change.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: Monthly MULSS Snow and Cloud Cover Fraction Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, ChinaOnline Resource: http://fy3.satellite.cma.gov.cn/ArssEn/Ord/Satellite.aspx?seriesCod...
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Latitude Resolution: 5000 m
Longitude Resolution: 5000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Data Set Progress
Distribution Size: ~197.77 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-07-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-18