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AERDB_M3_VIIRS_SNPP

VIIRS/SNPP Deep Blue Level 3 monthly aerosol data, 1 degree x1 degree grid

The VIIRS/SNPP Deep Blue Level 3 monthly aerosol data, 1x1 degree grid, Short-name AERDB_M3_VIIRS_SNPP product provides satellite-derived measurements of Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) and their properties over land and ocean as gridded aggregates, on a monthly basis, globally. This monthly aggregated product is derived from the Collection-1.1 (C1.1) daily L3 gridded products (AERDB_D3_VIIRS_SNPP), and is provided in a 1degree x 1 degree horizontal resolution grid. Arithmetic mean values from the daily L3 gridded products also provide the basis to derive a complement of statistics for the monthly aggregated products. To exclude poorly sampled grid elements, the algorithm requires at least 3 valid days’ worth of monthly data to populate the monthly grid element. This monthly product collection’s record starts from March 1st 2012. For more information about the product and Science Data Set (SDS) layers, consult product page at: https://ladsweb.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/missions-and-measurements/products/AERDB_M3_VIIRS_SNPP Or Consult Deep Blue aerosol team Page at: https://deepblue.gsfc.nasa.gov

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