MODIS/Terra BRDF/Albedo Model-1 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid
Entry ID: MOD43B1

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Abstract: This product has been decommissioned.

MOD43B1 contains four dimensional data sets of BRDF and Albedo parameters: x,y,
and parameter values are stored for each wavelength band of data. For example, a cell may reflect the use of all 7 MODIS Land Bands (459-2155 nm) in addition to 3 broad bands compiled from 300-700 nm, 700-5000 nm, and 300-5000 nm. This 4D combination provides users with spatial ... View entire text
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Description: The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is one of several discipline-specific data centers within the NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The LP DAAC Web page provides information about available data products, services, documentation, order interfaces, and tools.

Description: The MODIS Land home page is maintained through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and documents various aspects of the land component of the MODIS mission.
Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)
Dataset Title: MODIS/Terra BRDF/Albedo Model-1 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: V001, V003, V004
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-10-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Quality Sensor anomalies may be present.
Access Constraints Only the Golden Month data, August 29, 2002 (day 241) through October 7, 2002 (day 280), is available by special request from LP DAAC User Services (
Use Constraints None.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: MOD43B1

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (Toll Free) (866) 573-3222
Phone: (605) 594-6116
Fax: (605) 594-6963
Email: LPDAAC at
Contact Address:
LP DAAC User Services
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) publications written by the MODIS Science Team: [available online at]

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000, MODIS data products catalog (EOS AM platform): [Greenbelt, Maryland], Goddard Space Flight Center,

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, revised 2004, EOS Reference Handbook, a Guide to NASA's Earth Science Enterprise and the Earth Observing System: Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard Space Flight Center, 261 p. [available online in pdf format at].
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-31
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