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MISR Level 3 Cloud Top Height-Optical Depth Product covering a quarter (seasonal) V001

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

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. This file contains the public MISR Level 3 CloudTopHeight-OpticalDepth Product covering a quarter (seasonal).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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ASDC List of MISR Imagery and Articles

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher NASA/LARC/SD/ASDC
Maintainer
Identifier C1644916755-LARC
Data First Published 2018-08-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2022-04-26
Category MISR, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://data.nasa.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Citation MISR Science Team (2018), Terra/MISR Level 3, Cloud Top Height-Optical Depth Product covering a quarter (seasonal), version 1, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), Accessed <author citing data inserts date here> at doi: 10.5067/TERRA/MISR/MIL3QCOD.001
Graphic Preview Description ASDC List of MISR Imagery and Articles
Graphic Preview File https://asdc.larc.nasa.gov/documents/misr/imagery.html
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Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/TERRA/MISR/MIL3QCOD.001
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0 -90.0 180.0 90.0
Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 9d47a86e3ac17dfdd062d1b7cace0cb366ba93df1bf1f345128c57b534c0628f
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 2000-03-01T00:00:00Z/2022-05-03T00:00:00Z

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