MODIS/Aqua Aerosol 5-Min L2 Swath 10km (Collection 004 and 005)
Entry ID: MYD04_L2

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Abstract: MODIS was launched aboard the Aqua satellite on May 04, 2002 (1:30
pm equator crossing time) as part of NASA's Earth Observing System
(EOS) mission. MODIS with its 2330 km viewing swath width provides
almost daily global coverage. It acquires data in 36 high spectral
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MODIS Atmosphere Team
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Aerosol 5-Min L2 Swath 10km V004
Version: Collection 004 and 005
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 km
Longitude Resolution: 10 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Temporal Resolution: 5-minute
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
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Data Center
L1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution 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:
Dataset ID: MYD04_L2 Collection 004 and 005

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 1-800-596-8132
Fax: 301-867-2151
Contact Address:
LAADS User Support Team
Mail Code: 619
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Distribution Size: 15 GB
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: None
Phone: 301-867-2089
Email: at
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Chu, D. A., K. Strabala, S. Platnick, E. Moody, M. King, S. Mattoo,
R. Hucek, and B. Ridgway, 2000: MODIS Atmosphere QA Plan. Version
2.2 ,NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 46 pp.

Chu, D. A., Y. J. Kaufman, L. A. Remer, and B. N. Holben,1998: Remote
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-05-09
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