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Creating Browse Images from Level-3 HDF Data
Entry ID: Make_PNG

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Summary
Abstract: This IDL tool creates a set of browse images from a level-3 HDF
file. This script is tuned to run on MODIS-Atmosphere Level-3
HDF files where the output maps are stored on a 1x1 degree
global lat-lon grid (360x180 pixels). In addition, the set of
Scientific Data Sets to be visualized must be explicitly listed
in the script. The script will use the min and max of the data
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Description: Users can download from here.

Description: Other MODIS tools are available here.
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Caption Description:  L3 browser

Service Citation
Originators: Paul Hubanks, Bill Ridgway, Jason Li
Title: Creating Browse Images from Level-3 HDF Data
Release_Date: 2002-03
Provider: MODIS-Atmosphere, GSFC, NASA
Edition: 2.0
URL: http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/tools_level3browse.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition

Use Constraints Language and Environment Requirements: IDL.

Limitations: The Level-3 HDF file to be visualized must be
visible to the program. That is, the HDF file must be accessible
from the platform where the program is running.

Installation Tips: Simply run the script Make_PNG_Daily (or
Make_PNG_Monthly) from a command line prompt. You must have your
display environment variable set to a valid graphics device.
Ancillary Keywords
IDL
MODIS
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Service Provider
NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/LA/CRB/MST/MA > MODIS-Atmosphere, MODIS Science Team, Climate and Radiation Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DR. MICHAEL D. KING
Phone: 301-614-5636
Fax: 301-614-5620
Email: michael.d.king at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 610.0
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic/Download
Fees: None
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2002-12-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2002-12-11
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