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MODIS/Aqua Cloud Properties Level 3 daily, 1x1 degree grid

The Cloud Properties Level-3 gridded product is designed to facilitate continuity in cloud property statistics between the MODIS on the Aqua and Terra platforms and the common continuity products generated for the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) and the MODIS Aqua instruments. CLDPROP Level-3 statistical routines include scalar and histograms (1-D and 2-D) that are calculated identically to statistical datasets in the MODIS standard Level-3 product (MOD08 and MYD08 for MODIS Terra and Aqua, respectively). In addition, the same dataset names are used for all common datasets provided in both the continuity and standard Level-3 files.

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