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Terra MODIS Global Mapped Diffuse Attenuation Coefficient for Downwelling Irradiance (KD) Data, version R2022.0

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

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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Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/OB.DAAC
Maintainer
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Data First Published 2019-06-23
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2019-08-08
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Public Access Level public
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Citation Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/OB.DAAC. https://doi.org/10.5067/TERRA/MODIS/L3M/KD/2022.
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Temporal 2000-02-24T00:00:00Z/2023-03-01T00:00:00Z

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