MISR Level 3 Component Global Albedo product in netCDF format covering a day V006

Metadata Updated: November 5, 2019

The MISR Level 3 Daily Component Global Albedo Product contains a statistical summary of column albedo 555 nanometer optical depth, and a monthly aerosol compositional type frequency histogram. This data product is a global summary of the Level 2 albedo parameters of interest averaged over a day and reported on a geographic grid, with resolution of 1 degree by 1 degree and 5 degree by 5 degree. The MISR instrument consists of nine pushbroom cameras which measure radiance in four spectral bands. Global coverage is achieved in nine days. The cameras are arranged with one camera pointing toward the nadir, four cameras pointing forward and four cameras pointing aftward. It takes 7 minutes for all nine cameras to view the same surface location. The view angles relative to the surface reference ellipsoid, are 0, 26.1, 45.6, 60.0, and 70.5 degrees. The spectral band shapes are nominally Gaussian, centered at 443, 555, 670, and 865 nm.

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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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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019
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Citation 2009-01-01. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, ASDC. https://doi.org/10.5067/TERRA/MISR/MIL3DALN_L3.006. http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/project/misr/misr_table.
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Data First Published 2000-02-25
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/TERRA/MISR/MIL3DALN_L3.006
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2019-09-01
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Temporal 2000-02-25T00:00:00Z/2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
Category MISR, geospatial

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