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MCD06COSP_D3_MODIS

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

The combined MODIS (Aqua/Terra) Cloud Properties Level 3 daily, 1x1 degree grid product represents a new addition that is especially geared to facilitate climate scientists who deal with both models and observations. MCD06COSP_D3_MODIS represents the daily product’s short-name. The “COSP” acronym in its short-name stands for Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project (CFMIP) Observation Simulator Package. This product is an aggregation of combined MODIS Level-2 inputs from both the Terra and Aqua incarnations (MOD35/MOD06 and MYD35/MYD06, respectively), and employs an aggregation methodology consistent with the MOD08 and MYD08 products. Provided in netCDF4 format, it contains 23 aggregated science data sets (SDS/parameters).

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