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MODIS/Aqua Aerosol Cloud Water Vapor Ozone Monthly L3 Global 1Deg CMG (MYD08_M3, Collection 004 and 005)
Entry ID: MYD08_M3

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Summary
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 resolution bands between 0.415 to 14.235 micron with ... View entire text
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Description: Access the MODIS/Aqua Aerosol Cloud Water Vapor Ozone Monthly L3 Global 1Deg
CMG V004 dataset via the Giovanni MODIS Online Visualization and Analysis
System (MOVAS).
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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: King, M. D., Y. J. Kaufman, W. P. Menzel and D. Tanre,B. Gao
Dataset Title: MODIS/Aqua Aerosol Cloud Water Vapor Ozone Monthly L3 Global 1Deg CMG (MYD08_M3)
Version: Collection 004 and 005
Online Resource: http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD08_M3/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 deg.
Longitude Resolution: 1 deg.
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > AEROSOL BACKSCATTER Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > AEROSOL EXTINCTION Parameter Definition
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Quality The following web site provides quality information on the MYD08_M3 product:

http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD08_M3/qa.html
Access Constraints Available to public to gain familiarity with the data format and parameters.
Use Constraints The following web site provides information on MYD08_M3 constraints:

http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD08_M3/qa.html
Ancillary Keywords
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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: http://ladsweb.nascom.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: MYD08_M3 Collection 004 and 005

Data Center Personnel
Name: LAADS USER SUPPORT TEAM
Phone: 301-731-2917, 1-866-506-6347 (toll-free - US only)
Fax: 301-577-6622
Email: modapsuso at sigmaspace.com
Contact Address:
LAADS User Support Team
4801 Forbes Boulevard
City: Lanham
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20706
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 15 GB
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-352-2109
Email: gang.ye at sigmaspace.com
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Publications/References
Ackerman, S. K. Strabala, P. Menzel, R. Frey, C. Moeller, and
L. Gumley, 1998: Discriminating clear sky from clouds with
MODIS. J. Geophys. Res., 103, 32141-32157


Ackerman, S. A., W. L. Smith and H. E. Revercomb, 1990: The 27-28
October 1986 FIRE IFO cirrus case study: spectral properties ... View entire text
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-22

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