MOD06_L2 - MODIS/Terra Clouds 5-Min L2 Swath 1km and 5km

Shortname: MOD06_L2
Platform: Terra
Instrument: MODIS
Processing Level: Level-2
Spatial Resolution: 1 km
Temporal Resolution: 5 minute
ArchiveSets: 61
Collection: MODIS Collection 6.1 - Level 1, Atmosphere, Land (ArchiveSet 61)
PGE Number: PGE06
File Naming Convention:


  • AYYYYDDD = Acqusition Year and Day of Year
  • HHMM = Hour and Minute of acquisition
  • CCC = Collection number
  • YYYYDDDHHMMSS = Production Date and Time
  • AYYYYDDD = Year and Day of Year of acquisition
Citation: Platnick, S., Ackerman, S., King, M., et al., 2015. MODIS Atmosphere L2 Cloud Product (06_L2). NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA:
Keywords: Water Vapor, Precipitable Water