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MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band 1 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG V061

Metadata Updated: May 22, 2024

The MCD43D03 Version 6.1 Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function and Albedo (BRDF/Albedo) Model Parameter data set is a daily 16-day product. This product incorporates the Climate Modeling Grid (CMG) structure in which each file geographically covers the entire earth rather than the 10 degree x 10 degree latitude and longitude tiling system utilized by the standard MODIS land products. Unlike the standard CMG pixel resolution of 5600 meters the MCD43D products are 1000 meters, consequently, because of the large file size each product contains just one layer. The Julian date in the granule ID of each specific file represents the 9th day of the 16 day composite period, and consequently the observations are weighted to estimate the BRDF/Albedo for that day. The layer in the MCD43D03 is the Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function geometric parameter for MODIS band 1. This geometric parameter, in conjunction with the isotropic and volumetric parameters, is used to derive the Albedo and BRDF value for MODIS band 1.

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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 May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date May 22, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date May 22, 2024
Publisher LP DAAC
Maintainer
Identifier C2532019021-LPCLOUD
Data First Published 2021-02-22
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2021-02-22
Category Terra, Aqua, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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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 Crystal Schaaf, Zhuosen Wang. 2021-02-22. MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band 1 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG V061. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA EOSDIS Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD43D03.061. https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD43D03.061. The DOI landing page provides citations in APA and Chicago styles..
Creator Crystal Schaaf, Zhuosen Wang
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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/MCD43D03.061
Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 026:001
Release Place Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 6678ce3a6c2f4f4955be7abfbdc6c4af125f91a2d8f3383a1982d36307a51d92
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 2000-02-16T00:00:00Z/2024-05-20T00:00:00Z

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