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Aqua Product Descriptions: MYDPTQKM

Last update: February 9, 2015

Data Set Short Name:
MYDPTQKM

Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Aqua Observation Pointers Daily L2G Global 250m SIN Grid

Platform:
Aqua

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
The MODIS Near Real Time (NRT) Global Observation Pointers (MYDPTQKM) files stores information about the spatial relationship between each sensor observation and output grid cell.
MYDPTQKM files are used as input to higher-level products such as MODIS Surface Reflectance. Geometric information for each sensor observation is stored on a geolocated grid with Level-2 geophysical parameters stored as Level-2G gridded products. The multiple observations stored in the L2G grids are examined by the Level-3 processes to extract only the most relevant observations per grid cell.

Production Frequency:
288 file per day

Spatial Coverage:
Global

Spatial Resolution:
250m

File Size (MB):
120.0

Citation:

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

Data Authors:

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


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