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Terra Product Descriptions: MOD03

Last update: October 17, 2017

Data Set Short Name:
MOD03

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

Platform:
Terra

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
The Near Real Time (NRT) 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

File Size MB:
62

Citation:

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

Dataset DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD03.NRT.061


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