Aqua Product Descriptions: MYD35_L2
Last update: October 25, 2017
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MODIS/Aqua 5-Min L2 Cloud Mask and Spectral Test Results.
The Near Real Time (NRT) 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 1km and 250m at nadir. Including ancillary parameters, this product consists of 9 parameters.
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288 files per day
250 m & 1 km at nadir
File Size (MB):
(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., 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].
Ackerman, S., et al., 2017. MODIS Atmosphere L2 Cloud Mask Product. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MYD35_L2.NRT.061
Dr. Steve Ackerman
MODIS Atmosphere Science Team- Cloud Mask Retrieval Group/
MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)