CLDPROP_L2_VIIRS_NOAA20 - VIIRS/NOAA20 Cloud Properties L2 6-Min Swath 750 m

Platform: NOAA-20
Instrument: VIIRS
Processing Level: Level-2
Data Format: netCDF4
Spatial Resolution: 750 m
Temporal Resolution: 6 minute
ArchiveSets: 5111
Collection: NPP VIIRS Atmosphere data 1.1.0 (UWisc) (ArchiveSet 5111)
PGE Number: NONE
File Naming Convention:


  • ESDT Earth Science Data Type or Shortname
  • A Stands for Acquisition
  • YYYYDDD Data acquisition year and Day-of-year per the Julian Calendar
  • HHMM Acquisition Hour and Minute
  • VVV 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, Cloud Top, Optical, Microphysical Properties