Short Name:

MODIS/Aqua Temp and Water Vapor Profiles 5km 5-Min L2 Wide Swath Subset along CloudSat V002 (MAC07S1) at GES DISC

This is the wide-swath MODIS/Aqua subset along CloudSat field of view track. The goal of the wide-swath subset is to select and return MODIS data that are within +-100 km across the CloudSat track. I.e. the resultant MODIS subset swath is sought to be about 200 km cross-track. However, the original MYD07_L2 has data of 5-km pixels. Thus, MAC07S1 cross-track width is 41-pixels. Along-track, all MODIS pixels from the original product are preserved. In the standard product, the level-2 MODIS Temperature and Water Vapor Profile Product MYD07_L2 consists of 30 gridded parameters related to atmospheric stability, atmospheric temperature and moisture profiles, total atmospheric water vapor, and total ozone. All of these parameters are produced for both daytime and nighttime conditions at 5-km pixel resolution when at least 9 FOVs are cloud free. (The shortname for this product is MAC07S1).

Map of Earth