MODIS/Terra Geolocation Fields 5-Min L1A Swath 1km (MOD03m, Collection 004 and 005)
Entry ID: MOD03

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Abstract: The geolocation fields are calculated for each 1 km MODIS Instantaneous Field
of Views (IFOV) for all orbits daily. The locations and ancillary information
corresponds to the intersection of the centers of each IFOV from 10 detectors
in an ideal 1 km band on the Earth's surface. A digital terrain model is used
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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: MCST Team
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Geolocation Fields 5-Min L1A Swath 1km
Version: Collection 004 and 005
Issue Identification: MOD03
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-03-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km at nadir
Longitude Resolution: 1 km at nadir
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 Set Progress
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: MOD03 Collection 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: Online (FTP)
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: No Fee
Phone: 301-352-2109
Email: at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-06-10
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