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MISR Level 3 Daily FIRSTLOOK Global Aerosol Product in netCDF V002
Entry ID: MI3DAENF2


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Summary
Abstract: The MISR Level 3 FIRSTLOOK Global Aerosol Product in netCDF format covering a day contains a statistical summary of column aerosol 555 nanometer optical depth, and a monthly aerosol compositional type frequency histogram. This data product is a global summary of the Level 2 aerosol parameters of interest averaged over a day and reported on a geographic grid, with resolution of 0.5 degree by 0.5 degree.

The FIRSTLOOK processing uses the new time dependence of the Atmospheric and Surface Climatology (TASC) from the same month/previous year. The TASC data set now contains snow-ice and ocean surface wind speed values that are updated on a monthly basis therefore, these data sets cannot be generated until the end of the month. Products generated are distinguished by the presence of "FIRSTLOOK" in the file names.

The MISR instrument consists of nine pushbroom cameras which measure radiance in four spectral bands. Global coverage is achieved in nine days. The cameras are arranged with one camera pointing toward the nadir, four cameras pointing forward and four cameras pointing aftward. It takes 7 minutes for all ninecameras to view the same surface location. The view angles relative to the surface reference ellipsoid, are 0, 26.1, 45.6, 60.0, and 70.5 degrees. The spectral band shapes are nominally gaussian, centered at 443, 555, 670, and 865 nm.

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Description: MISR Order and Customization Tool


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Description: Data Product Specifications for all data products


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Description: Data Product Specifications for specific products


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Description: MISR data quality statements (current and new)


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Description: ATBDs


Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-06-01


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 Degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 Degree
Temporal Resolution: Daily


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >AEROSOL EXTINCTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >AEROSOL PARTICLE PROPERTIES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >PARTICULATES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >TURBIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
TERRA >Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1)    [Information]


Instrument
Cameras    [Information]
MISR >Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer    [Information]


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
MISR >Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


Keywords
COLUMN AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH
OPTICAL DEPTH
STRATOSPHERICAL AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH
CIRRUS OPTICAL DEPTH


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: MISR Level 3 Daily FIRSTLOOK Global Aerosol Product in netCDF V002

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA


Langley Research Center Distributed Active Archive Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: MISR Level 3 Daily FIRSTLOOK Global Aerosol Product in netCDF V002

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA


Personnel
ASDC USER SERVICES
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA


DAVID, DR. J. DINER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 818-354-6319
Fax: 818-393-4616
Email: david.j.diner at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA


Publications/References
Diner, D.J., J.C. Beckert, T.H. Reilly, C.J. Bruegge, J.E. Conel, R. Kahn, J.V.
Martonchik, T.P. Ackerman, R. Davies, S.A.W. Gerstl, H.R. Gordon, J-P. Muller,
R.B. Myneni, R.J. Sellers, B. Pinty, and M.M. Verstraete (1988). Multiangle
Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) description and experiment overview. IEEE
Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., Vol. 36, pp 1072-1087.

Martonchik, J.V., D.J. Diner, R. Kahn, T.P. Ackerman, M.M. Verstraete, B.
Pinty,
and H.R. Gordon (1988). Techniques for the retrieval of aerosol properties over
land and ocean using multi-angle imaging, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., VOl.
36, pp 1212-1227.

A complete list of references can be found on the MISR web site's Publications page.
(http://misr.jpl.nasa.gov/publications/peerReviewed/)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-12-27


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