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Aqua MODIS Data


This data set contains the 1 km resolution data from the NASA Aqua satellite Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument during the ORCAS (The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean Study) Project. These data are 10-hour tar files that contain data files in the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF). The individual data files are the near-real-time Level-1B 5 minute granules.

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-12-15 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-03-02 09:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -15.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -80.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -115.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -20.00

Primary point of contact information

Greg Stossmeister <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 2016. Aqua MODIS Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Nov 2019.

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