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Collection-6 Terra Product Descriptions: MOD03

Last update: February 9, 2015

Data Set Short Name:
MOD03

Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Terra Geolocation Fields 5-Min L1A Swath 1km

Platform:
Terra

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
The geolocation fields contain geodetic latitude and longitude, surface\height above geoid, solar zenith and azimuth angles, satellite zenith and azimuth angles, and a land/sea mask for each 1km sample. Additional information is included in the header to enable the calculation of the approximate location of the center of the detectors of any of the 36 MODIS bands.

Production Frequency:
288 files per day

Spatial Coverage:
Global

Spatial Resolution:
1 km at nadir(500m can be generated in C6)

File Size (MB):
~30

Related Links:
https://ladsweb.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/filespec/MODIS/6/MOD03.geolocation
http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/dataprod/dataproducts.php?MOD_NUMBER=03

Citation:

Dataset Originator/Creator:
MODIS Characterization Support Team (MCST)/
MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)

Data Authors:
MODIS Science Data Support Team (SDST)

Dataset DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD03.006


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