Dataset Information

title: VIIRS Day/Night Band Data
platform: Suomi-NPP
instrument: VIIRS
product_name: VNP02DNB.A2017143.2148.001.2017279015227.nc
LocalGranuleID: VNP02DNB.A2017143.2148.001.2017279015227.nc
LongName: VIIRS/NPP Day/Night Band 6-Min L1B Swath 750m
ShortName: VNP02DNB
processing_version: v2.0.3
Conventions: CF-1.6
institution: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, VIIRS L1 Processing Group
license: http://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/earth-science-data/data-information-policy/
naming_authority: gov.nasa.gsfc.VIIRSland
date_created: 2017-10-05T09:52:28Z
ProductionTime: 2017-10-05T09:52:28Z
keywords_vocabulary: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
stdname_vocabulary: NetCDF Climate and Forecast (CF) Metadata Convention
creator_name: VIIRS L1 Processing Group
creator_email: modis-ops@lists.nasa.gov
creator_url: http://ladsweb.nascom.nasa.gov
project: VIIRS L1 Project
publisher_name: LAADS
publisher_url: http://ladsweb.nascom.nasa.gov
publisher_email: modis-ops@lists.nasa.gov
processing_level: L1B
cdm_data_type: swath
orbit_number: 28865
history: LSIPS_calibrate_viirs.exe PGE502.1.AS5110.NPP_OPS.2017-143T21:48.NA.2017-279T01:51:11.155455507.pcf diagnostics
source: VNP01.A2017143.2148.001.2017277072438.nc,VNP01.A2017143.2142.001.2017277072442.nc,VNP01.A2017143.2154.001.2017277072441.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_STATIC_LUT_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_RSB_DYNAMIC_LUT_20120103_20171028_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_DNB_DYNAMIC_LUT_20120121_20171028_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_STRAYLIGHT_DYNAMIC_LUT_20120123_20171019_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CMN_LUT_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_GEO_LUT_20130425152500_vcst.nc,off_USNO-PolarWander-UT1-ANC_Ser7_USNO_000f_20170519_201705190000Z_20170519000103Z_ee20170526120000Z_np.ascii
time_coverage_start: 2017-05-23T21:48:00.000Z
time_coverage_end: 2017-05-23T21:54:00.000Z
PGE_StartTime: 2017-05-23 21:48:00.000
PGE_EndTime: 2017-05-23 21:54:00.000
StartTime: 2017-05-23 21:48:00.000
EndTime: 2017-05-23 21:54:00.000
PGE_Name: PGE502
VersionId: 001
startDirection: Ascending
endDirection: Ascending
DayNightFlag: Day
format_version: 2
instrument_number: 2
number_of_filled_scans: 203
identifier_product_doi_authority: http://dx.doi.org
identifier_product_doi: 10.5067/VIIRS/VNP02DNB.001
GRingPointLatitude: 64.95590210, 78.00140381, 57.94260025, 50.85879898
GRingPointLongitude: 168.5679932, -99.98030090, -113.3450012, -160.5469971
GRingPointSequenceNo: 1, 2, 3, 4
SouthBoundingCoordinate: 50.85876465
NorthBoundingCoordinate: 79.14924622
EastBoundingCoordinate: -99.98027802
WestBoundingCoordinate: 168.5681000
AlgorithmType: SCI
RangeEndingTime: 21:54:00.000000
ProcessingEnvironment: Linux minion7412 3.10.0-514.21.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jun 20 12:24:47 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
InputPointer: VNP01.A2017143.2148.001.2017277072438.nc,VNP01.A2017143.2142.001.2017277072442.nc,VNP01.A2017143.2154.001.2017277072441.nc,off_USNO-PolarWander-UT1-ANC_Ser7_USNO_000f_20170519_201705190000Z_20170519000103Z_ee20170526120000Z_np.ascii,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_STATIC_LUT_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CMN_LUT_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_GEO_LUT_20130425152500_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_RSB_DYNAMIC_LUT_20120103_20171028_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_DNB_DYNAMIC_LUT_20120121_20171028_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc,VIIRS_NPP_CAL_STRAYLIGHT_DYNAMIC_LUT_20120123_20171019_v2.0.0.14_20170928_vcst.nc
RangeBeginningTime: 21:48:00.000000
ProcessingCenter: MODAPS-NASA
RangeBeginningDate: 2017-05-23
AlgorithmVersion: NPP_PR02 v2.0.3
SatelliteInstrument: NPP_OPS
RangeEndingDate: 2017-05-23


Variables in this Dataset

scan_line_attributes_scan_start_time: Array of 64 bit Reals [number_of_scans = 0..202]
long_name: Scan start time (TAI93)
units: seconds
_FillValue: -999.89999999999998
valid_min: 0.0000000000000000
valid_max: 2000000000.0000000
origname: scan_start_time
fullnamepath: /scan_line_attributes/scan_start_time
scan_line_attributes_scan_end_time: Array of 64 bit Reals [number_of_scans = 0..202]
long_name: Scan end time (TAI93)
units: seconds
_FillValue: -999.89999999999998
valid_min: 0.0000000000000000
valid_max: 2000000000.0000000
origname: scan_end_time
fullnamepath: /scan_line_attributes/scan_end_time
scan_line_attributes_scan_state_flags: Array of Bytes [number_of_scans = 0..202]
long_name: Scan state flags
units: none
_FillValue: 255
flag_masks: 1, 2, 4
flag_meanings: HAM_Side Electronics_Side Night_Mode
origname: scan_state_flags
fullnamepath: /scan_line_attributes/scan_state_flags
scan_line_attributes_ev_mid_time: Array of 64 bit Reals [number_of_scans = 0..202]
long_name: Earth view mid time (TAI93)
units: seconds
_FillValue: -999.89999999999998
valid_min: 0.0000000000000000
valid_max: 2000000000.0000000
origname: ev_mid_time
fullnamepath: /scan_line_attributes/ev_mid_time
scan_line_attributes_scan_quality_flags: Array of Bytes [number_of_scans = 0..202]
long_name: Scan quality flags
units: none
_FillValue: 255
flag_masks: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64
flag_meanings: Moon_in_SV_KOB EV_Data Sensor_Mode Scan_Sync Tel_Start BB_Temp LWIR_Temp
origname: scan_quality_flags
fullnamepath: /scan_line_attributes/scan_quality_flags
observation_data_DNB_observations: Array of 32 bit Reals [number_of_lines = 0..3247][number_of_pixels = 0..4063]
long_name: DNB observations at pixel locations
units: Watts/cm^2/steradian
_FillValue: -999.9000244
valid_min: 0.000000000
valid_max: 0.03999999911
origname: DNB_observations
fullnamepath: /observation_data/DNB_observations
observation_data_DNB_quality_flags: Array of 16 bit Unsigned integers [number_of_lines = 0..3247][number_of_pixels = 0..4063]
long_name: DNB quality flags
flag_masks: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 256, 512, 1024, 2048
flag_meanings: Substitute_Cal Out_of_Range Saturation Temp_not_Nominal Stray_light Bowtie_Deleted Missing_EV Cal_Fail Dead_Detector
origname: DNB_quality_flags
fullnamepath: /observation_data/DNB_quality_flags
number_of_lines: Array of 32 bit Reals [number_of_lines = 0..3247]
number_of_pixels: Array of 32 bit Reals [number_of_pixels = 0..4063]
number_of_scans: Array of 32 bit Reals [number_of_scans = 0..202]