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Terra Product Descriptions: MOD04_L2

Last update: October 17, 2017

Data Set Short Name:
MOD04_L2

Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Terra Aerosol 5Min L2 Swath 10km

Platform:
Terra

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
The MODIS Level 2 Near Real Time (NRT) aerosol product MOD04_L2 provides retrieved ambient aerosol optical properties e.g. optical thickness and size distribution mass concentration lookup table derived reflected and transmitted fluxes as well as quality assurance and other ancillary parameters globally over ocean and near globally over land at a spatial resolution of 10 km at nadir.
For additional information, click at MOD04_L2

Production Frequency:
144 files per day

Spatial Coverage:
Global

Spatial Resolution:
10 km at nadir

File Size MB:
2

Related Links:
https://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/products/aerosol
(MODIS Atmosphere Aerosol 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., 2017. 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:
Levy, R., Hsu, C., et al., 2017. MODIS Atmosphere L2 Aerosol Product. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD04_L2.061

Data Authors:
Dr. Rob Levy (Dark Target)
Dr. Christina Hsu (Deep Blue)

Dataset Originator/Creator:
MODIS Atmosphere Science Team - Aerosol Retrieval Group/
MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)

Dataset DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD04_L2.NRT.061



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