NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) and Aerosol Particle Size Parameter (APSP) Environmental Data Record (EDR) from IDPS

Metadata Updated: October 12, 2020

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Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date October 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date October 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) May 2, 2012 (publication)
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Example of global Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) EDR at 550nm overlaid on top of a true color (RGB) image.

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date October 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date October 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) May 2, 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Kondragunta, Shobha, Laszlo, Istvan, Qiu, Shuang and NOAA JPSS Program Office (2012): NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) and Particle Size Parameter (APSP) Environmental Data Record (EDR) from IDPS. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [access date]., Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Frequency Of Update continual
Graphic Preview Description Example of global Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) EDR at 550nm overlaid on top of a true color (RGB) image.
Graphic Preview File https://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/metadata/images/C01402_viirs_aot550_example-small.png
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Licence There is a significant decline in quality between Aerosol Particle Size Parameter (APSP) over ocean compared to over land. Using APSP over ocean is not recommended. For a complete description of use limitations for this EDR, see the Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD).
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2012-05-02

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