CLDPROP_L2_MODIS_Aqua - MODIS/Aqua Cloud Properties L2 5-Min Swath 1000 m

Shortname: CLDPROP_L2_MODIS_Aqua
Platform: Aqua
Instrument: MODIS
Processing Level: Level-2
File Size (MB): ~62
Spatial Resolution: 1000m
Temporal Resolution: 5 minute
Spatial Coverage: Global
ArchiveSets: 5111
Collection: NPP VIIRS Atmosphere data 1.1.0 (UWisc) (ArchiveSet 5111)
Production Frequency: 288 files per day
Data Authors: S. Platnick, K. G. Meyer, A. K. Heidinger, and R. Holz
PGE Number: NONE
File Naming Convention:

  • AYYYYDDD = Acquisition Year and Day of Year
  • HHMM = Acquisition Hour and Minute
  • CCC = Collection number
  • YYYYDDDHHMMSS = Production Date and Time
Citation: Platnick, S., et al., 2017. VIIRS Atmosphere L2 Cloud Properties Product. Version-1. NASA Level-1 and Atmosphere Archive & Distribution System (LAADS) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), Goddard Space Flight Center, USA:
Keywords: Aqua MODIS, L2 Swath, 5-Minute, Cloud Top Properties, Optical Properties, Microphysical Properties