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MODIS/Terra Cloud Mask and Spectral Test Results 5-Min L2 Swath 250m and 1km (Collection 004 and 005)
Entry ID: MOD35_L2

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Summary
Abstract: MODIS was launched aboard the Terra satellite on December 18, 1999
(10:30 am 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
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Related URL
Description: Web site for MODIS Collection 5 L1B, Geo and atmosphere data ordering.
Web site for MODIS Collection 4 atmosphere data ordering.
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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: Menzel, W. P
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra Cloud Mask and Spectral Test Results 5-Min L2 Swath 250m and 1km
Version: Collection 004 and 005
Online Resource: http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD35_L2/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-03-06
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 250 m
Longitude Resolution: 250 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: 5-minute
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
Quality The 'version 003' or 'collection 003' product is better than 'version
001' or 'beta' product. The quality of this version 003 product is
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Access Constraints Available to public to gain familiarity with the data format and parameters.
Use Constraints This Data set (version 003/collection 003) is of 'Provisional'
Quality. Even though, it is based on better calibration algorithm but
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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: MOD35_L2 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: Online (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, L. Gumley,
B. Baum, C. Schaaf, and G. Riggs,1998: Discriminating Clear Sky from
Clouds (Cloud Mask Retrieval Algorithm) Theoretical Basis
Document. ATBD-MOD-06, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 32 pp.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-06-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-06-10
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-08-15

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