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MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG V061

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The MYD11C2 Version 6.1 product provides Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) values in a 0.05 degree (5,600 meters at the equator) latitude/longitude Climate Modeling Grid (CMG). A CMG granule follows a geographic grid with 7,200 columns and 3,600 rows, representing the entire globe. The LST&E values in the MYD11C2 product are derived by compositing and averaging the values from the corresponding eight MYD11C1 (https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD11C1.061) daily files. The MYD11C2 granule consists of 17 layers. Each MYD11C2 product consists of the following layers for daytime and nighttime observations: LSTs, quality control assessments, observation times, view zenith angles, and number of clear-sky observations along with percentage of land in the grid and emissivities from bands 20, 22, 23, 29, 31, and 32.

Validation at stage 2 (https://modis-land.gsfc.nasa.gov/MODLAND_val.html) has been achieved for all MODIS Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity products. Further details regarding MODIS land product validation for the MYD11 data products are available from the MODIS Land Team Validation site (https://modis-land.gsfc.nasa.gov/ValStatus.php?ProductID=MOD11).

Improvements/Changes from Previous Versions

  • The Version 6.1 Level-1B (L1B) products have been improved by undergoing various calibration changes that include: changes to the response-versus-scan angle (RVS) approach that affects reflectance bands for Aqua and Terra MODIS, corrections to adjust for the optical crosstalk in Terra MODIS infrared (IR) bands, and corrections to the Terra MODIS forward look-up table (LUT) update for the period 2012 - 2017.
  • A polarization correction has been applied to the L1B Reflective Solar Bands (RSB).

Access & Use Information

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 April 27, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 27, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher LP DAAC
Maintainer
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Data First Published 2010-10-13
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-09-30
Category Aqua, geospatial
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Citation Zhengming Wan, Simon Hook, Glynn Hulley. 2021-02-04. MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity 8-Day L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG V061. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD11C2.006. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD11C2.061. The DOI landing page provides citations in APA and Chicago styles..
Creator Zhengming Wan, Simon Hook, Glynn Hulley
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Temporal 2002-07-04T00:00:00Z/2023-04-03T00:00:00Z

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