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MODIS/Aqua Clouds 5-Min L2 Swath 1km and 5km V006
Entry ID: MYD06_L2


Summary
Abstract: The level-2 MODIS cloud product consists of cloud optical and physical parameters. These parameters are derived using remotely sensed infrared, visible and near infrared solar reflected radiances. MODIS infrared channel radiances are used to derive cloud top temperature, cloud top height, effective emissivity, cloud phase (ice vs. water, opaque vs. non-opaque), and cloud fraction under both ... View entire text

Purpose: Science Research
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Description: Overview of MODIS Atmosphere Collection 6 Data Products
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 6
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-05-04
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Extended Metadata Properties
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