MYD11C1_005

MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG V005

Version 005
  • Abstract
    The MODIS/Aqua LST/E L3 Global CMG (Short name: MYD11C1) products incorporate 0.05 degree (5600 meters at the equator) pixels, which are derived from the MOD11B1 daily global 6 km grid product, and stored in a 0.05 degree geographic CMG. They are produced daily using the day/night LST algorithm, which extracts average temperatures (in Kelvin) and applies them to a pair of MODIS daytime and nighttime observations. This method yields 1 K accuracy for materials with known emissivities. The six thermal Band emissivities are retrieved through the day/night algorithm. Prior to reprojecting the MYD11C1, cloud-contaminated LSTs (daytime and nighttime) are removed by a double-screening method. Further details are available in Wan et al. (2002). The MYD11C1 product comprises the following Science Data Set (SDS) layers for daytime and nighttime observations: LSTs, quality control assessments, observation times, view zenith angles, clear sky coverages, and emissivities for Bands 20, 22, 23, 29, 31, and 32. The V5 Aqua/MODIS LST/E products, including MYD11C1, are validated to Stage-2 through field campaigns and radiance-based validation studies. Further details regarding MODIS land product validation for the LST/E products are available from the following URL: http://landval.gsfc.nasa.gov/ProductStatus.php?ProductID=MYD11 Wan, ZM, Zhang, YL, Zhang, QC, Li, ZL (2002). Validation of the land-surface temperature products retrieved from Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer data. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 83(2-Jan), 163-180. This product is ready for use in science applications/publications. The V5 collection is not consistent with V4 and V41, and users should exercise caution as they plan to use the different collections. Please refer to the LP DAAC MODIS product table at https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/products/modis_products_table/myd11c1 for additional detailed product version information. V005 Data Set Characteristics: Area: Global Image Dimensions: 3600 x 7200 rows/columns File Size: ~50 MB compressed Resolution: 0.05 degrees (~5.6 km at the Equator) Projection: Latitude/Longitude Grid Data Format: HDF-EOS Science Data Sets (SDS HDF Layers): 16
  • Purpose
    Science Research
  • Version Description
    Collection Version 5 Processing and Reprocessing

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    3

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    Quality
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    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
    • EMISSIVITY
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • LAND SURFACE
    • SURFACE THERMAL PROPERTIES
    • LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE

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  • Earth Observation Satellites
    Aqua
    Instruments
    • MODIS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
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  • LP DAAC
    ARCHIVER
    Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center

    U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57198

    M-F, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time
    • 605-594-6116
    • 605-594-6963
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  • NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/HBSL/BISB/MODAPS
    PROCESSOR
    MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Biospheric Information Systems Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

    NASA/GSFC Code 922
    GREENBELT, Maryland 20771

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