MODISA_L2_SST_2014

MODISA_L2_SST

Version 2014
  • Abstract
    MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard theTerra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed sothat it passes from north to south across the equator in the morning, while Aqua passessouth to north over the equator in the afternoon. Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewingthe entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, acquiring data in 36 spectral bands, orgroups of wavelengths (see MODIS Technical Specifications). These data will improve ourunderstanding of global dynamics and processes occurring on the land, in the oceans, andin the lower atmosphere. MODIS is playing a vital role in the development of validated,global, interactive Earth system models able to predict global change accurately enoughto assist policy makers in making sound decisions concerning the protection of ourenvironment.

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    Processing Level

    2

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • Oceans
    • Ocean Optics
    • Ocean Color

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Platforms
  • Spacecraft
    Aqua
    Instruments
    • MODIS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
Location Keywords
    • OTHER
    • Regional

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  • OB.DAAC
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  • Ocean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center (OB.DAAC)
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