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VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation DNB Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG V001

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) NASA Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) and Albedo Valid Observation Day/Night Band (DNB) product (VNP43D51) is produced daily using 16 days of data at 30 arc second (1,000 meter) resolution. Data are temporally weighted to the ninth day, which is reflected in the file name. The VNP43D product suite is provided in a Climate Modeling Grid (CMG), which covers the entire globe for use in climate simulation models. Due to the large file size, each VNP43D product contains just one data layer for each of the parameters included in the VNP43MA2 (https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP43MA2.001) product. VNP43D40 through VNP43D53 are the 30 arc second BRDF/Albedo Quality values, the Local Solar Noon values, the Valid Observations of the moderate resolution bands (M1 through M5, M7, M8, M10, and M11) plus the Day/Night Band (DNB), the Snow Status, and the Uncertainty. Details regarding methodology are available on the VNP43MA2 product page and in the Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD).

VNP43D51 contains the valid observation quality layer representing each of the 16 days of the retrieval period for VIIRS DNB.

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 November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
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Data First Published 2013-07-17
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Data Last Modified 2015-09-30
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Citation Crystal Schaaf, Zhuosen Wang, Xiaoyang Zhang, Alan Strahler . 2019-11-07. VNP43D51. Version 001. VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation DNB Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG V001 . Sioux Falls, SD, USA . Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC . https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP43D51.001. https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP43D51.001. Digital Science Data. The DOI landing page provides citations in APA and Chicago styles. .
Creator Crystal Schaaf, Zhuosen Wang, Xiaoyang Zhang, Alan Strahler
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Temporal 2012-01-19T00:00:00Z/2022-01-17T00:00:00Z

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