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Collection 1 S-NPP Product Descriptions: VNP01_NRT

Last update: July 14, 2017

Data Set Short Name:
VNP01_NRT

Data Set Long Name:
VIIRS/NPP Raw Radiances in Counts 6-Min L1A Swath - NRT

Platform:
Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (S-NPP)

Instrument:
VIIRS

Product Description:
The VIIRS Level-1A data product contains the unpacked, raw VIIRS science, calibration and engineering data; the extracted ephemeris and attitude data from the spacecraft diary packets; and the raw ADCS and bus-critical spacecraft telemetry data from those packets, with a few critical fields extracted.

For more information download VIIRS Level 1 Product User's Guide

file_naming_convention = VNP01_NRT.AYYYYDDD.HHMM.CCC.nc

  • AYYYYDDD = Acquisition Year and Day of Year
  • HHMM = Acquisition Hour and Minute
  • CCC = Collection number
  • nc = NetCDF5

Production Frequency:
240 files per day

Spatial Coverage:
Global

Spatial Resolution:

File Size (MB):
~310

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

For example:

Dataset Originator/Creator:
VIIRS Level 1 Processing Group at Ocean SIPS/MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)

Dataset DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/VIIRS/VNP01_NRT.001


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