MI3MAER_002

MISR Level 3 Component Global Aerosol Regional public Product covering a month V002

Version 002
  • Abstract
    Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) is an instrument designed to view Earth with cameras pointed in 9 different directions. As the instrument flies overhead, each piece of Earth's surface below is successively imaged by all 9 cameras, in each of 4 wavelengths (blue, green, red, and near-infrared). The goal of MISR is to improve our understanding of the fate of sunlight in Earth environment, as well as distinguish different types of clouds, particles and surfaces. Specifically, MISR monitors the monthly, seasonal, and long-term trends in three areas: 1) amount and type of atmospheric particles (aerosols), including those formed by natural sources and by human activities; 2) amounts, types, and heights of clouds, and 3) distribution of land surface cover, including vegetation canopy structure. MISR Level 3 Component Global Aerosol Regional public Product covering a month V002 contains the MISR Level 3 Component Global Aerosol Regional Public Product covering a month.
  • Purpose
    This file contains the global aerosol regional public product binned covering a month.
  • Version Description
    This version was created for the public data produced by MISR Level 3 PGEs.

Data Identification Fields:

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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    3

    Variables mapped on uniform space-time grid scales, usually with some completeness and consistency.

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

    Access Constraints

    Data may not be reproduced or distributed without including the Citation For External Publication for this product included in this metadata. Data may not be distributed in an altered form without the written permission of the MISR science team.

    Metadata Associations

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
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Acquisition Information Fields:

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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    AM-1
    Instruments
    • MISR
Projects
Project Short Name Campaigns Project Dates
MISR No campaigns listed. 1999-12-18

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Spatial Information Fields:

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords

Data Centers

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  • NASA/LARC/SD/ASDC
    PROCESSOR

    This data center does not have any addresses listed.

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  • NASA/LARC/SD/ASDC
    ARCHIVER

    This data center does not have any addresses listed.

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    ORIGINATOR

    4800 Oak Grove Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91109

    9-5 Pacific weekdays
    Contact Details

    Contact by email first

  • NASA Langley ASDC User Services
    ARCHIVER

    NASA Langley Research Center, Mail Stop 157D
    Hampton, Virginia 23681-2199

    8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., U.S. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, excluding U.S. holidays.
    • 757-864-8656
    • 757-864-8807
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Data Contacts

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  • David
    Science Contact
    David Diner

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    Collection Citations
    • Collection citation title not provided

      MISR Science Team (2015), Terra/MISR Level 3, Component Global Aerosol Regional Monthly, version 2, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), Accessed at doi: 10.5067/Terra/MISR/MI3MAER_L3.002