NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Snow Cover Environmental Data Record (EDR) from NDE


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            title:  NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Snow Cover Environmental Data Record (EDR) from NDE
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        abstract:  This dataset contains a high quality operational Environmental Data Record (EDR) of snow cover from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument onboard the Suomi-NPP satellite and is produced by the NOAA Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS). This product provides both binary (snow or no-snow) and fractional snow cover for cloud-free areas during daytime. The product also includes quality information which provides support information on the quality of snow retrievals. The algorithm utilizes VIIRS visible bands I1 (0.640 micron), I2 (0.865 micron), I3 (1.61 micron), I4 (3.74 micron), and I5 (11.5 micron) at a spatial resolution of 375 meters. VIIRS Snow Cover products distributed by the NESDIS Data Exploitation system (NDE) and obtained from the Comprehensive Large-Array Stewardship System (CLASS) are distributed in single 86-second granules in NetCDF-4 format with metadata attributes included.
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            fileDescription:  Example of Suomi NPP VIIRS NDE Snow Cover - Northwest Global Quadrant from March 29, 2016. Image courtesy of JPSS LTM system.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: Romanov, Peter, Key, Jeffrey, Helfrich, Sean, and NOAA JPSS Program Office (2017). NOAA JPSS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Snow Cover Environmental Data Record (EDR) from NDE. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5M043MH. [access date].
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                title:  Snow and ice products from Suomi NPP VIIRS
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                    date:  2013-12-03
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                            name:  Journal article published December 2013 by Wiley (Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres)
                            description:  Key, J., Mahoney, R., et al., (2013), Snow and ice products from Suomi NPP VIIRS, J. Geo. Res. Atmo., 118(23), 12816—12830, doi:10.1002/2013JD020459.
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              MemberName:
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              MemberName:
                aName:  FracRtrvdPct
                attributeType:
                  TypeName:
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        dimension:  (MD_Band)
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        dimension:  (MD_Band)
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              MemberName:
                aName:  NDSIFracRtrvdTtl
                attributeType:
                  TypeName:
                    aName:  int
            descriptor:  NDSI total number of pixels for which snow fraction was retrieved.
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  NDSIFracRtrvdPct
                attributeType:
                  TypeName:
                    aName:  float
            descriptor:  NDSI fraction of pixels for which snow fraction was retrieved.
            units:  http://example.org/someUnitsDictionary.xml#percent
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            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
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                        administrativeArea:  NC
                        postalCode:  28801-5001
                        country:  USA
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                    applicationProfile:  Information
                    name:  JPSS Cryosphere Team Page
                    description:  STAR project landing page with documentation and contact info for the dataset.
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
            extent:  #boundingExtent
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            statement:  The data were produced by the NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO) NDE/PDA and are archived at the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).
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                description:  For a complete description of the processing steps, see the Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document and Data Flow Diagram.
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                        date: (missing)
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                            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/STAR > Center for Satellite Applications and Research, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                            role: (missing)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The S-NPP VIIRS Snow Cover algorithm reached beta maturity.
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                  DateTime:  2013-04-05T00:00:00
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                description:  The S-NPP VIIRS Snow Cover algorithm reached provisional maturity.
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                  DateTime:  2015-12-15T00:00:00
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            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The S-NPP VIIRS Snow Cover algorithm reached validated maturity.
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                  DateTime:  2017-07-06T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (missing)
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The NOAA-20 VIIRS Snow Cover algorithm reached beta maturity.
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                  DateTime:  2018-06-15T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (missing)
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The NOAA-20 VIIRS Snow Cover algorithm reached provisional maturity.
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                  DateTime:  2019-04-01T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (missing)
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The NOAA-20 VIIRS Snow Cover algorithm reached validated maturity.
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                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (missing)
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
            source:  (LE_Source)
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                        organisationName: (missing)
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
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                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
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            nameOfMeasure:  Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment
            measureIdentification:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  MM-Stew
            measureDescription:  The Data Stewardship Maturity Matrix (DSMM) is a unified framework that defines criteria for each of nine components based on measurable practices, which can be used to apply a progressive, 6-level rating to an individual dataset, representing stewardship maturity stages rated as Not Assessed or Not Available (Level 0), adHoc (Level 1), minimum (Level 2), intermediate (Level 3), advanced (Level 4), and optimal (Level 5).
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment was evaluated by the metadata content editor for the NOAA OneStop project using the Scientific Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment Model Template v4.0.
            evaluationProcedure:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  The Scientific Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment Model Template
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2015-06-23
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  NCDC-CICS-SMM_0001_Rev.1 v4.0 06/23/2015
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:
                      Anchor:  DOI link doi:10.10.6084/m9.figshare.1211954
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  Peng, Ge
                    organisationName:  CICS-NC/NCEI
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) author
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1211954
                            protocol:  HTTPS
                            applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                            name:  The Scientific Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment Model Template
                            description:  Landing page for quality evaluation procedure.
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                    role: (inapplicable)
                presentationForm:  (CI_PresentationFormCode) documentDigital
            dateTime:
              DateTime:  2017-09-19T00:00:00
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit: (inapplicable)
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  advanced
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  optimal
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  advanced
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  optimal
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  optimal
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  advanced
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  intermediate
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  intermediate
                value:
                  Record:
                    CodeListValue:  optimal
            result:  (DQ_ConformanceResult)
                specification:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  VIIRS_EPS_SC
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2017-09-19
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    edition:  v01r00
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName: (missing)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: (template)
                        role: (missing)
                explanation:  Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment was evaluated by the metadata content editor for the NOAA OneStop project using the Scientific Data Stewardship Maturity Assessment Model Template v4.0.
                pass: (inapplicable)
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Bulk metadata change applied on 2018-11-05. See version control repository history for metadata change details.