CLDPROP_M3_MODIS_Aqua - MODIS/Aqua Cloud Properties Level 3 monthly, 1x1 degree grid

Shortname: CLDPROP_M3_MODIS_Aqua
Platform: Aqua
Instrument: MODIS
Processing Level: Level-3
File Size (MB): ~640 MB
Data Format: netCDF4
Spatial Resolution: 1 degree
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Spatial Coverage: Global
ArchiveSets: 5111
Collection: NPP VIIRS Atmosphere data 1.1.0 (UWisc) (ArchiveSet 5111)
Production Frequency: One per month
Data Authors: S. Platnick, K. G. Meyer, P. Hubanks, R. Holz, S. A. Ackerman, A. K. Heidinger
Dataset Originator/Creator: VIIRS Atmosphere Science Team / SSEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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
  • nc = NetCDF4
Citation: Please cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation.

Author (PI), et al., 2019. Product name as given on product web site. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: [DOI link].

For example:
Platnick, S., et al., 2019. MODIS Atmosphere L3 Cloud Properties Product. Version-1.1. NASA Level-1 and Atmosphere Archive & Distribution System (LAADS) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), Goddard Space Flight Center, USA;
Keywords: Aqua MODIS, L3, Monthly, Global Grid, Cloud Top, Optical, Microphysical Properties