MODIS Level 1A Geolocation Fields from EOS Aqua (MYD03) Collection 004 and 005
Entry ID: MYD03

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Abstract: Contains geodetic latitude and longitude, surface height above geoid, solar
zenith and azimuth angles, satellite zenith and azimuth angles, and a land/sea
mask for each 1km sample of the fictitious band 0. Contains the additional data
needed to calculate the positions for any real band from the band 0 positions.

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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 Characterization Support Team (MCST)
Dataset Title: MODIS Level 1A Geolocation Fields from EOS Aqua (MYD03) Collection 004 and 005
Version: Collection 004 and 005
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-03
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: daily
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
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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
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Dataset ID: MYDO3 Collection 4 and 5

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-731-2917, 1-866-506-6347 (toll-free - US only)
Fax: 301-577-6622
Email: modapsuso at
Contact Address:
LAADS User Support Team
4801 Forbes Boulevard
City: Lanham
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20706
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: on-line FTP
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Fees: none
Phone: 301-352-2109
Email: at
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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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