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MODIS/Aqua Geolocation Fields 5-Min L1A Swath 1km - NRT

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The Near Real Time (NRT) geolocation fields are calculated for each 1 km MODIS Instantaneous Field of Views (IFOV) for all orbits daily. The locations and ancillary information corresponds to the intersection of the centers of each IFOV from 10 detectors in an ideal 1 km band on the Earth's surface. A digital terrain model is used to model the Earth's surface. The main inputs are the spacecraft attitude and orbit, the instrument telemetry and the digital elevation model. The geolocation fields include geodetic Latitude, Longitude, surface height above geoid, solar zenith and azimuth angles, satellite zenith and azimuth angles, and a land/sea mask for each 1 km sample. Additional information is included in the header to enable the calculation of the approximate location of the center of the detectors of any of the 36 MODIS bands. This product is used as input by a large number of subsequent MODIS products, particularly the products produced by the Land team.The shortname for this product is MYD03.

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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 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher NASA/GSFC/EOS/ESDIS/LANCEMODIS
Maintainer
Identifier C1426640814-LANCEMODIS
Data First Published 2017-10-12
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2023-07-20
Category AQUA, DODS, EOSDIS, ESIP, OPENDAP, 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 LANCEMODIS. 2017-10-20. MODIS/Aqua Geolocation Fields 5-Min L1A Swath 1km. Version 6.1NRT. MODAPS at NASA/GSFC. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, The Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE). https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD03.NRT.061. https://earthdata.nasa.gov/staging/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/download-nrt-data/modis-nrt.
Creator LANCEMODIS
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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/MODIS/MYD03.NRT.061
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0 -90.0 180.0 90.0
Program Code 026:001
Release Place MODAPS at NASA/GSFC
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 12be9f2820b46d553a9f5c29b618d82bdcb5075261ede8a1587073d56f27e136
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 2017-10-20T00:00:00Z/2023-07-24T00:00:00Z

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