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CloudSat MODIS-AUX product version 007
Entry ID: CloudSat_MODIS_AUX

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Abstract: The MODIS-AUX data set is an intermediate product that contains a subset of ancillary MODIS radiance and cloud mask data that overlaps and surrounds each CloudSat cloud profiling radar (CPR) footprint. The MODIS-AUX footprint will be a 3-km (along-track) by 5-km (across-track) box of MODIS data centered on each CloudSat profile location. Input data are obtained from the 1B-CPR and AN-MODIS ... View entire text
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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: NASA and Colorado State University, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, CloudSat Data Processing Center
Dataset Title: CloudSat MODIS-AUX product version 007
Dataset Release Place: Fort Collins, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: CloudSat Data Processing Center
Version: Version 007
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-06-02
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Access Constraints This data product will be made available, however the requestor must first obtain a release from the CloudSat PI.
Use Constraints Always cite the data originator if you use this data.
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Originating Center
Data Center
CloudSat Data Processing Center, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: cloudsat at
Contact Address:
CloudSat Data Processing Center
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
Colorado State University
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80523-1375
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Phone: 970-491-8205
Email: sample at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23