MODIS Atmosphere

Terra (MODIS) data – Terra satellite, MODIS instrument.

Data type: atmospheric products.

You can find these data in Climate Wikience: “Layers-> Temporal”, tree node named “MODIS L3 Atmosphere”. Each data value occupies entire cell of regular latitude-longitude grid with spatial resolution of 1°×1°.

This is a collection of satellite data MODIS L3 with spatial resolution 1°×1° global (for the whole planet) and one day interval. The data are available since 2000 till current. Data contain over 600 characteristics:

  • Clouds
  • Aerosol
  • Water vapour
  • the amount and distribution of ozone over a territory
  • cloud masks (whether a given territory is covered by a cloud or its shadow)

Source: MODIS Atmosphere Products http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/products.html

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