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Collection-6 Terra Product Descriptions:MOD08_M3

Last update: March 9, 2015

Data Set Short Name:
MOD08_M3

Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Terra Aerosol Cloud Water Vapor Ozone Monthly L3 Global 1Deg CMG

Platform:
Terra

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
TThe Level-3 (L3) MODIS Atmosphere Monthly Global Product MOD08_M3 contains monthly 1x1 degree grid values of atmospheric parameters related to aerosol particle properties, cloud optical and physical properties, atmospheric water vapor, atmospheric profile and stability indices, and total ozone burden.

Additional information at http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD08_M3.

Production Frequency:
1 file per calender month

Spatial Coverage:
Global
1 Month Gridded Map Size = 360 x 180 pixels

Spatial Resolution:
1 x 1 deg

File Size (MB):
~2 GB (Uncompressed)
~400 MB (Compressed)

Related Links:
http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD08_M3/
(MODIS Atmosphere Monthly Global Product site)

Citation:
We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation.

Author (PI), et al., 2015. Product name as given on atmo web site. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: [link as given on atmo site].

For example:
Platnick, S., et al., 2015. MODIS Atmosphere L3 Monthly Product. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD08_M3.006

Data Authors:
Dr. Steve Platnick

Dataset Originator/Creator MODIS Atmosphere Science Team - Atmosphere Level-3 Product Group
MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)

Dataset DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD08_M3.006


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