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Combined Aqua & Terra Product: MCD43A2N

Last update:
January 11, 2017

Data Set Short Name:
MCD43A2N

Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Quality Daily L3 Global 500m SIN Grid

Platform:
Terra + Aqua

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
The MODIS Near Real Time (NRT) MCD43A2N, MODIS Combined Aqua and Terra Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function and Albedo (BRDF/Albedo) Quality is a L3 daily 16-day composite global gridded tiled product that provides full set of quality control flags for use in determining the quality of the retrievals at pixel level in the daily L3 BRDF/Albedo suite of products: BRDF/Albedo Model Parameters (MCD43A1N), Albedo (MCD43A3N) and the NBAR (MCD43A4N).

Additional information at MODIS Land Science Team https://modis-land.gsfc.nasa.gov/brdf.html

Production Frequency:
331 file per day

Spatial Coverage:
Global

Spatial Resolution:
500m

File Size (MB):

Citation:
Crystal Schaaf – University of Massachusetts Boston and MODAPS SIPS - NASA. MCD43A2N: MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Quality Daily L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid, NASA EOSDIS NRT MODAPS. http://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/10.5067/MODIS/MCD43A2N.NRT.006

Dataset Originator/Creator:
MODIS Land Science Team/MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)

Data Authors:
Crystal Schaaf

Dataset DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MCD43A2N.NRT.006


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