VNP02DNB - VIIRS/NPP Day/Night Band 6-Min L1B Swath 750m



Shortname: VNP02DNB
Platform: Suomi-NPP
Instrument: VIIRS
Processing Level: Level-1B
Data Format: netCDF4/HDF5
Spatial Resolution: 750 m
Temporal Resolution: 6 minute
ArchiveSets: 5200, 5110
Collection: NPP and JPSS1 VIIRS data 2.0 (ArchiveSet 5200)
PGE Number: PGE502
File Naming Convention:

Syntax: ESDT.AYYYYDDD.HHMM.CCC.YYYYDDDHHMMSS.Format
Example: VNP02DNB.A2015080.0800.002.2021080093934.nc

  • 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
  • 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/HDF5
Keywords: SNPP VIIRS, L1B, Panchromatic, Day-Night band, Nighttime Lights, Calibrated Radiances