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MODIS Ocean Products
Entry ID: MODIS_OCEAN_PARENT

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Summary
Abstract: The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) is the key instrument
aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. It is an optical
scanner that views the Earth in 36 channels with spatial resolution ranging
from 250 meters to 1 kilometer.

MODIS-Aqua Level-2 and Level-3 Ocean Color and Sea Surface Temperature (SST)
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Description: Browse MODIS-Aqua Level 1 and Level 2 Data Products
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-18

Start Date: 2002-07-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 4 KM, 9 KM
Longitude Resolution: 4 KM, 9 KM
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: Monthly Climatology
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly Climatology
Quality For data quality information on MODIS SST products performed by the Ocean
Biology Processing Group (OBPG) see
http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/DOCS/modis_sst/
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Publications of research results utilizing these data must acknowledge the
Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,
Greenbelt, MD, USA.
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: HDF
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-07-27

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