MCD43B2_005

MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Quality 16-Day L3 Global 1km SIN Grid V005

Version 005
  • Abstract
    The MODerate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) BRDF/Albedo Quality product (MCD43B2) describes the overall condition of the other BRDF and Albedo products. MCD43B2 data are 16-day composites at 1-kilometer spatial resolution provided as a level-3 gridded product in the Sinusoidal projection and include albedo quality, snow conditions, ancillary information, and inversion information. Both Terra and Aqua data are used in the generation of this product, providing the highest probability for quality input data. V005 Data Set Characteristics: Area: ~10 degrees x 10 degrees latitude/longitude Image Dimensions: 1200 x 1200 rows/columns File Size: ~0.4 MB Resolution: 1 kilometer Projection: Sinusoidal Data Format: HDF-EOS Science Data Sets (SDS HDF Layers): 4
  • Purpose
    Science Research
  • Version Description
    Collection Version 5 Processing and Reprocessing

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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    3

    Sensor Measurements

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

    Access Constraints

    None

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
    • REFLECTANCE
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
    • ALBEDO
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
    • ANISOTROPY

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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    Terra
    Instruments
    • MODIS
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    Aqua
    Instruments
    • MODIS

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Spatial Information Fields:

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) CARTESIAN GEODETIC
    Tiling Identification Systems
    System Name Coordinate 1 Min Coordinate 1 Max Coordinate 2 Min Coordinate 2 Max
    MODIS Tile SIN 0.0 35.0 0.0 17.0
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  • LP DAAC
    ARCHIVER
    Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center

    U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57198

    M-F, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time
    • 605-594-6116
    • 605-594-6963
    • Email
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  • NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/HBSL/BISB/MODAPS
    PROCESSOR
    MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Biospheric Information Systems Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

    NASA/GSFC Code 922
    GREENBELT, Maryland 20771

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