Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Global Mapped Data

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from north to south across the equator in the morning, while Aqua passes south to north over the equator in the afternoon. Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewing the entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, acquiring data in 36 spectral bands, or groups of wavelengths (see MODIS Technical Specifications). These data will improve our understanding of global dynamics and processes occurring on the land, in the oceans, and in the lower atmosphere. MODIS is playing a vital role in the development of validated, global, interactive Earth system models able to predict global change accurately enough to assist policy makers in making sound decisions concerning the protection of our environment.

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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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References

https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MODIS-Terra/L3SMI/
https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/MODIST/L3SMI/
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/terra
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd/sst
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/reprocessing
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/10.5067/Terra/MODIS/L3M/SST/2014
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/forum_show.pl

Dates

Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
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Related Documents https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MODIS-Terra/L3SMI/, https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/MODIST/L3SMI/, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/terra, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd/sst, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/reprocessing, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/10.5067/Terra/MODIS/L3M/SST/2014, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/forum_show.pl
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