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Global Browse Images

The global browse images are created by projecting the 5km coarse spatial resolution products or the full resolution products if the resolution is coarser than 5km, such as aerosol products, which are of 10km resolution. The products are projected into a global coordinate system with 20km pixels in the Hammer-Aitoff projection, except the sea ice products which have 14.15km pixels in the Lambert Azimuthal projection. These global browse images are generated with fixed contrast stretching and color look-up tables to enable consistent temporal comparison.

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Terra

Date Daily L2G Land
Surface Reflectance
Bands 1,4,3
(MOD09GAC)
Daily L2G Land
Surface Reflectance
Bands 1,2,1
(MOD09GQC)
2018
268
09/25
orbit track Not Available Not Available
2018
267
09/24
orbit track MOD09GA, 2018267 MOD09GQ, 2018267
2018
266
09/23
orbit track MOD09GA, 2018266 MOD09GQ, 2018266
2018
265
09/22
orbit track MOD09GA, 2018265 MOD09GQ, 2018265
2018
264
09/21
orbit track MOD09GA, 2018264 MOD09GQ, 2018264
2018
263
09/20
orbit track MOD09GA, 2018263 MOD09GQ, 2018263
2018
262
09/19
orbit track MOD09GA, 2018262 MOD09GQ, 2018262
Date Daily L2G Land
Surface Reflectance
Bands 1,4,3
(MOD09GAC)
Daily L2G Land
Surface Reflectance
Bands 1,2,1
(MOD09GQC)


Notices:

The global browse images are meant to provide a quick look at the products generated by LANCE-MODIS and should not be used for scientific analysis. Also, due to the differences between the standard and NRT products, the global browse images should not be compared with those at the LDOPE QA Browse web site. The ice surface temperature is displayed in place of sea ice for night time since sea ice is not retrieved for night time granules. For information about known issues with these products, please see MODIS NRT QA - Known Product Issues - Terra and MODIS NRT QA - Known Product Issues - Aqua.

Credits:

Original projection routine and web interface developed by Jacques Descloitres (formerly MODIS LDOPE and MODIS Rapid Fire). Map projection code based on the General Cartographic Transformation Package updated by Min Zheng and Xin-Min Hua (MODIS LDOPE). Data format conversion routines developed by Sadashiva Devadiga (MODIS LDOPE). Rubber-band code provided by Greg Ederer (MODIS SDST). Image composition performed using ImageMagick. MODIS orbit track images provided by the University of Wisconsin, Space Science and Engineering Center.


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