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FY3A VIRR Daily FOG Level 2 Product

Abstract: Daily VIRR FOG Product:

The FOG (Fog) product utilize FY-3 VIRR data to derive the fog information around global sea and China land range according to the features of infrared, mid-infrared and visible channel in VIRR and GIS data, distinguishing fog from other target depend on the spectrum characteristics. On the end, making production through image processing technique. The production is created once a day. The resolution is 0.01 degree.

Purpose: Daily VIRR FOG Product:

The day fog monitoring data can services for weather forecasting, climate change monitoring , traffic on land and sea.
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Description: FENGYUN Satellite Data Center
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: Daily VIRR FOG Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, China
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1000 m
Longitude Resolution: 1000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Data Set Progress
Data Center
FENGYUN Satellite Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 4006-121-701
Email: dataserver at
Contact Address:
National Satellite Meteorological Center data services
No. 46
Zhongguancun, Haidian District
South Street
City: Beijing
Postal Code: 100081
Country: China
Distribution Size: ~ 0.96 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23