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VNP43D36 V6.0.0 daily L3
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Suomi NPP HDF5 File Specification
Version:        1.0.0
Revision:       0
Date:           18 Jul 2019
ESDT:		VNP43D36
Name:		VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG
Level:		3
Process ID:	NPP_BRDF

Point of Contact:
			Crystal Schaaf
            Professor Crystal Schaaf’s Lab
            University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
            Office 508 654 5554; Fax 617 287 7474
            Crystal.Schaaf@umb.edu

Principal Investigator:
			Crystal Schaaf
            Professor Crystal Schaaf’s Lab
            University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
            Office 508 654 5554; Fax 617 287 7474
            Crystal.Schaaf@umb.edu


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A note on VNP43 BRDF/Albedo HDF5 file designators:

ProductIDs	Status	Description	Process
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VNP43IA1	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Model Parameters Daily L3 Global 500m SIN Grid			   NPP_PR43I
VNP43IA2	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Quality Daily L3 Global 500m SIN Grid				   NPP_PR43I
VNP43IA3	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Albedo Daily L3 Global 500m SIN Grid				   NPP_PR43I
VNP43IA4	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Nadir BRDF-Adjusted Ref Daily L3 Global 500m SIN Grid		   NPP_PR43I
VNP43MA1	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Model Parameters Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid			   NPP_PR43M
VNP43MA2	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Quality Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid				   NPP_PR43M
VNP43MA3	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Albedo Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid				   NPP_PR43M
VNP43MA4	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Nadir BRDF-Adjusted Ref Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid		   NPP_PR43M
VNP43DNBA1	archived	VIIRS/NPP DNB BRDF/Albedo Model Parameters Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid	  		   NPP_PR43DNB
VNP43DNBA2	archived	VIIRS/NPP DNB BRDF/Albedo Quality Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid 	   		       	   NPP_PR43DNB
VNP43DNBA3	archived	VIIRS/NPP DNB BRDF/Albedo Albedo Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid				   NPP_PR43DNB
VNP43DNBA4	archived	VIIRS/NPP DNB BRDF/Albedo Nadir BRDF-Adjusted Ref Daily L3 Global 1km SIN Grid             NPP_PR43DNB
VNP43C1		archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/ALBEDO 16-Day C Model Param						   NPP_BRDF
VNP43C2		archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/ALBEDO 16-Day C Model Param Snow Free					   NPP_BRDF
VNP43C3		archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/ALBEDO 16-Day C Model Albedo						   NPP_BRDF
VNP43C4		archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/ALBEDO 16-Day C Model NBAR						   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D01	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D02	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D03	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG   		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D04	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D05	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D06	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D07	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D08	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D09	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D10	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D11	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D12	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D13	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D14	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D15	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D16	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	                   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D17	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D18	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D19	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D20	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D21	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D22	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG                   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D23	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D24	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D25	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D26	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D27	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D28	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 VIS Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D29	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 VIS Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D30	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 VIS Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG                        NPP_BRDF
VNP43D31	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 NIR Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D32	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 NIR Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D33	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 NIR Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D34	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D35	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D36	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D37	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 1 DNB Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D38	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 2 DNB Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D39	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 DNB Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D40	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Quality Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG				   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D41	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Local Solar Noon Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG			   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D42	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	           NPP_BRDF
VNP43D43	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D44	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D45	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D46	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D47	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D48	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D49	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D50	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D51	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Valid Observation DNB Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D52	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Snow Status Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG				   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D53	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Uncertainty Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG				   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D54	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D55	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D56	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D57	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D58	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D59	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D60	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D61	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D62	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D63	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon Band VIS Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D64	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon NIR Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D65	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D66	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo BSA at Solar Noon DNB Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D67	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D68	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D69	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D70	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D71	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D72	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D73	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D74	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D75	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D76	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon Band VIS Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D77	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon NIR Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D78	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D79	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo WSA at Solar Noon DNB Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D80	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M1 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D81	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M2 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D82	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M3 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D83	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M4 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D84	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M5 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D85	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M7 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D86	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M8 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D87	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M10 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D88	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon Band M11 Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG	   	   NPP_BRDF
VNP43D89	archived	VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo NBAR at Solar Noon DNB Daily L3 Global 30ArcSec CMG		   NPP_BRDF
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Product Identifier: VNP43D36

Description: VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG

Contents:    

SDS names:
BRDF_Albedo_Parameter3_shortwave

Global Metadata:
	StructMetadata.0
	HDFEOSVersion

*Start Global Attributes ==============================================

                             Name      Type  Num_Val Source                                                                      Value
                    AlgorithmType    STRING        1   STIG                                                                        SCI
                 AlgorithmVersion    STRING        1   STIG                                                             NPP_BRDF 1.0.0
                   DataResolution    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                     DayNightFlag    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                EastBoundingCoord    STRING        1   STIG                                                                   Variable
                          EndTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                   LocalGranuleID    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                         LongName    STRING        1    PGE  VIIRS/NPP BRDF/Albedo Parameter 3 ShortWave Daily L3 Global 30 ArcSec CMG
               NorthBoundingCoord    STRING        1   STIG                                                                   Variable
                        PGENumber    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                       PGEVersion    STRING        1    PGE                                                                      1.0.4
                      PGE_EndTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                         PGE_Name    STRING        1    PGE                                                                    PGE524D
                    PGE_StartTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                PlatformShortName    STRING        1    PGE                                                                        NPP
                   ProcessVersion    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
            ProcessingEnvironment    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                   ProductionTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
               RangeBeginningDate  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
               RangeBeginningTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                  RangeEndingDate  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                  RangeEndingTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
              SatelliteInstrument    STRING        1    PGE                                                                    NPP_OPS
                  SensorShortname    STRING        1    PGE                                                                      VIIRS
                        ShortName    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   VNP43D36
               SouthBoundingCoord    STRING        1   STIG                                                                   Variable
                        StartTime  DATETIME        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                        VersionID    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
                WestBoundingCoord    STRING        1   STIG                                                                   Variable
           identifier_product_doi    STRING        1    PGE                                                                   Variable
 identifier_product_doi_authority    STRING        1    PGE                                                          http://dx.doi.org

*End Global Attributes ================================================

*Start StructMetadata.0================================================

GROUP=SwathStructure
END_GROUP=SwathStructure
GROUP=GridStructure
	GROUP=GRID_1
		GridName="VIIRS_CMG_BRDF"
		XDim=43200
		YDim=21600
		UpperLeftPointMtrs=(-180.000000,90.000000)
		LowerRightMtrs=(180.000000,-90.000000)
		Projection=HE5_GCTP_GEO
		GROUP=Dimension
			OBJECT=Dimension_1
				DimensionName="YDim"
				Size=21600
			END_OBJECT=Dimension_1
			OBJECT=Dimension_2
				DimensionName="XDim"
				Size=43200
			END_OBJECT=Dimension_2
		END_GROUP=Dimension
		GROUP=DataField
			OBJECT=DataField_1
				DataFieldName="BRDF_Albedo_Parameter3_shortwave"
				DataType=H5T_NATIVE_SHORT
				DimList=("YDim","XDim")
				MaxdimList=("YDim","XDim")
				CompressionType=HE5_HDFE_COMP_DEFLATE
				DeflateLevel=2
			END_OBJECT=DataField_1
		END_GROUP=DataField
		GROUP=MergedFields
		END_GROUP=MergedFields
	END_GROUP=GRID_1
END_GROUP=GridStructure
GROUP=PointStructure
END_GROUP=PointStructure
GROUP=ZaStructure
END_GROUP=ZaStructure
END


*End StructMetadata.0 =================================================

*Begin SDS Definitions ================================================

SDS Name:		BRDF_Albedo_Parameter3_shortwave

Description:		Global_BRDF_Albedo_Parameter3_shortwave


Number Type:		INT16
Rank:			2
Dimension Sizes:	21600, 43200
Dimension Names:
	Dimension0: "YDim"
	Dimension1: "XDim"

SDS Attributes:
          Name     Type  Num_Val Source                                    Value
    _FillValue    INT16        1    PGE                                    32767
    add_offset  FLOAT64        1    PGE                                        0
 calibrated_nt    INT32        1    PGE                                        5
     long_name   STRING        1    PGE  Global_BRDF_Albedo_Parameter3_shortwave
  scale_factor  FLOAT64        1    PGE                                    0.001
         units   STRING        1    PGE                brdf parameters, no units
   valid_range    INT16        2    PGE                                [0,32766]


*End SDS Definitions ==================================================

Last updated: December 2, 2019