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MODIS/Terra Geolocation Angles Daily L2G Global 1km SIN Grid Day V005

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Abstract: The MODIS Global Geolocation Angle (MODGGA) files contain information
on solar illumination and instrument viewing geometry angles. These
data can be used to model the geometric relationship and distance
between the area of the Earth's surface imaged, the sun, and the
sensor. This is often required to perform atmospheric corrections, or
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Description: NASA LANCE Near Real Time Data Products

Description: The MODIS Land home page is maintained through NASA's Goddard Space
Flight Center and documents various aspects of the land portion of the
MODIS program.
Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MODAPS
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Geolocation Angles Daily L2G Global 1km SIN Grid Day V005
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing Image
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-06-09
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
ISO Topic Category
Quality Sensor anomalies may be present.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Biospheric Information Systems Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 1-800-596-8132
Fax: 301-794-7035
Email: modis-ops at
Contact Address:
MODAPS User Support Team
Mail Code: 619
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at
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
NASA (2004). EOS Data Products Handbook, Volume 1 (revised). Washington DC:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

NASA (1999). EOS Data Products Handbook, Volume 2. Washington DC: National
Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-05-04

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