CLDMSK_L2_VIIRS_NOAA20 - VIIRS/NOAA20 Cloud Mask 6-Min Swath 750 m (NOAA20 VIIRS)

Platform: NOAA-20
Instrument: VIIRS
Processing Level: Level-2
Data Format: netCDF4
Spatial Resolution: 750 m
Temporal Resolution: 6 minute
ArchiveSets: 5110
Collection: NPP VIIRS collection 1.0 (ArchiveSet 5110)
PGE Number: NONE
File Naming Convention:


  • Example:
  • ESDT: Earth Science Data Type or Shortname
  • A: Stands for Acquisition
  • YYYYDDD: Data acquisition year and Day-of-year
  • HHMM: Acquisition Hour and Minute
  • CCC: Version ID of the data collection
  • YYYYDDDHHMMSS: Processing year, Day-of-year, UTC time (hour, minutes, seconds)
  • Format: File format suffix, which in the above case represents netCDF4
Keywords: NOAA20 VIIRS, L2 Swath, 6-Minute, MVCM Continuity algorithm, Cloud Mask