Collection-6 Aqua Product Descriptions: MYD35_L2
Last update: May 23, 2006
Data Set Short Name:
Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Aqua Cloud Mask and Spectral Test Results 5-Min L2 Swath 250m and 1km
The Level 2 MODIS cloud mask product, MYD35_L2, consists of global cloud
mask, quality assurance, and other ancillary parameters. The visible and
infrared threshold and consistency tests are used to specify confidence
levels that an unobstructed view of the Earth's surface is observed. An
indication of shadows affecting the scene is also provided. MYD35_L2
parameters are produced at spatial resolution of 1-km and 250-m at nadir.
Including ancillary parameters, this product consists of 9 parameters.
Additional information at http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/MOD35_L2.
~288 files per day
5 Minute Granule Size = 2330 x 2030 pixels
250 m & 1 km at nadir
(MODIS Cloud Mask Product site)
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].
Ackerman, S., et al., 2015. MODIS Atmosphere L2 Cloud Mask Product. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD35_L2.006
Dr. Steve Ackerman
MODIS Atmosphere Science Team / Cloud Mask Retrieval Group
MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)