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VIIRS/NPP Lunar BRDF-Adjusted Nighttime Lights Monthly L3 Global 15 arc-second Linear Lat Lon Grid

Metadata Updated: May 22, 2024

VIIRS/NPP Gap-Filled Lunar BRDF-Adjusted Nighttime Lights Monthly L3 Global 500m Linear Lat Lon Grid, with short-name VNP46A3, is the third nighttime lights (NTL) product in the Black Marble suite, which provides monthly composites generated from daily atmospherically- and lunar-BRDF-corrected NTL radiance to remove the influence of extraneous artifacts and biases. The VNP46A3 product contains 28 layers. They provide information on the NTL composite, the number of observations, quality, and standard deviation for multi-view zenith angle categories (near-nadir, off-nadir, and all angles), their snow-covered and snow-free statuses besides land-water mask, latitude and longitude coordinate information. They also include detailed information and description of the quality flags. This description pertains to the SNPP VIIRS Monthly Lunar BRDF-adjusted NTL collection, whose record starts from January 1st 2012.

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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 Not provided
Maintainer
Identifier C2062201748-LAADS
Data First Published 2021-05-04
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2024-05-01
Category Suomi-NPP, 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 VIIRS Land SIPS. 2021-06-03. VIIRS/NPP Lunar BRDF-Adjusted Nighttime Lights Monthly L3 Global 15 arc-second Linear Lat Lon Grid. Version 1. MODAPS at NASA/GSFC. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, L1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System (LAADS). https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP46A3.001 . https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP46A3.001.
Creator VIIRS Land SIPS
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP46A3.001
Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 026:001
Release Place MODAPS at NASA/GSFC
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 83c5bca552d598c584daa1fb1b7b3fcedc6b2431fc85b6bcc56b57495232ca06
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 2012-01-01T00:00:00Z/2024-05-20T00:00:00Z

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