VNP03IMG - VIIRS/NPP Imagery Resolution Terrain-Corrected Geolocation 6-Min L1 Swath 375m

Shortname: VNP03IMG
Platform: Suomi-NPP
Instrument: VIIRS
Processing Level: Level-1B
Spatial Resolution: 375 m
Temporal Resolution: 6 minute
ArchiveSets: 5200
Collection: NPP and JPSS1 VIIRS data 2.0 (ArchiveSet 5200)
PGE Number: PGE501
File Naming Convention:

  • AYYYYDDD = Acquisition Year and Day of Year
  • HHMM = Hour and minute of acquisition
  • CCC = Collection number
  • YYYYDDDHHMMSS = Production Date and Time
  • nc = NetCDF4
Lin, G., Wolfe, R.E., Zhang, P., Dellomo, J.J., & Tan, B. (2022) Ten Years of VIIRS On-Orbit Geolocation Calibration and Performance. In Remote Sensing, 14, 4212.

Lin, G., Wolfe, R. E., Dellomo, J. J., Tan, B., & Zhang, P. (2020). SNPP and NOAA-20 VIIRS on-orbit geolocation trending and improvements. In Earth Observing Systems XXV (Vol. 11501, pp. 215-225). SPIE.

Wolfe, R.E., Lin, G., Nishihama, M., Tewari, K.P., Tilton, J.C., & Isaacman, A.R. (2013) Suomi NPP VIIRS prelaunch and on-orbit geometric calibration and characterization. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118, 11508-11521.

Wolfe, R.E., Lin, G., Nishihama, M. Tewari, K.P., & Montano, E. (2013) NPP VIIRS Early On-Orbit Geometric Performance. In Proceedings of the Earth Observing Systems XVII, San Diego, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, Volume 8510, p. 851013.
Keywords: VIIRS, L1, I-bands, Terrain-corrected Geolocation