MAM05S0_002

MODIS/Aqua Total Precip Water Vapor 1km and 5km 5-Min L2 Swath Subset along MLS V002 (MAM05S0) at GES DISC

Version 002
  • Abstract
    This is the MODIS/Aqua subset along MLS field of view track. The goal of the subset is to select and return MODIS data that are within +-100 km across the MLS track. I.e. the resultant MODIS subset swath is sought to be about 200 km cross-track. However, the original MYD05_L2 has data of 5- and 1-km pixels. Thus, MAM05S0 cross-track width is 41- and 201-pixels, depending on the parameter. Along-track, all MODIS pixels from the original product are preserved. In the standard product, the MODIS level-2 atmospheric precipitable water product consists of total atmospheric column water vapor amounts (and ancillary parameters) over clear land areas of the globe, over extended clear oceanic areas with the Sun glint, and above clouds over both land and ocean. These estimates are based on a near-infrared algorithm using only daytime measurements with solar zenith angle less than 72 degrees. The retrieval algorithm relies on observations of water vapor attenuation of near-infrared solar radiation reflected by surfaces and clouds. The product is produced only over areas that have reflective surfaces in the near-infrared. The infrared-derived precipitable water vapor generated for both daytime & nighttime conditions as one component of another MODIS product (MYD07) is also provided as a part of this product. (The shortname for this product is MAM05S0).
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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • ATMOSPHERE
    • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
    • PRECIPITABLE WATER
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Ancillary Keywords
  • ATMOSPHERIC ABSORPTION
  • ATMOSPHERIC ATTENUATION
  • ATMOSPHERIC CORRECTION
  • ATMOSPHERIC WARMING
  • COLUMN ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • COLUMN PRECIPITABLE WATER VAPOR
  • GREENHOUSE GASES
  • HUMIDITY
  • INFRARRED WATER VAPOR ESTIMATES
  • INTEGRATED WATER VAPOR
  • MYD05
  • MYD05_L2
  • MODIS TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER
  • MOISTURE
  • NEAR-INFRARED WATER VAPOR ESTIMATES
  • TRACE GASES
  • WATER VAPOR
  • WATER VAPOR CONCENTRATION
  • EOSDIS
ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
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    • MODIS
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Location Keywords
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL

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  • NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
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    Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

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    ANDREY SAVTCHENKO

    Distributed Active Archive Center Global Change Data Center
    Code 610.2
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

  • Data Center Contact
    GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP

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    Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
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    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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