VIIRS_NPP-JPL-L2P-v2016.0_1

PODAAC-GHVRS-2PN16

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  • Abstract
    The Visible and Infrared Imager/Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is a multi-disciplinary instrument that is being flown on the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) series of spacecraft, including the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) that launched in October 2011. JPSS is a multi-platform, multi-agency program that consolidates the polar orbiting spacecraft of NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). S-NPP is the initial spacecraft in this series, and VIIRS is the successor to MODIS for Earth science data product generation. VIIRS has 22 spectral bands ranging from 412 nm to 12 µm. There are 16 moderate-resolution bands (750m at nadir), 5 image-resolution bands (375m), and one day-night band (DNB).

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    Data Dates
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    2P

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    Science Keywords
    • Earth Science
    • Oceans
    • Ocean Temperature
    • Sea Surface Temperature
    • Sea Surface Skin Temperature

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Platforms
  • spacecraft
    Suomi NPP
    Instruments
    • VIIRS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
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    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL

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  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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  • PO.DAAC
    ARCHIVER

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  • Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, N
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    Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

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  • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
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Data Contacts

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  • Edward
    Technical Contact
    Edward Armstrong

    Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, N

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  • Kay
    Technical Contact
    Kay Kilpatrick

    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

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