MODIS Terra L2P swath SST data set for 2007-12-22 (NODC Accession 0038432)

The production of the MODIS L2P data is a joint collaboration between JPL, OBPG and RSMAS. RSMAS is responsible for sea surface temperature algorithm development, error statistics and quality flagging, while the OBPG is NASA ground data system for production of daily MODIS ocean products in HDF file format. JPL acquires MODIS ocean granules from the OBPG and reformats them to the GHRSST L2P specification with complete metadata. Data consists of global coverage at 1 km resolution with approximately 288 five minute observation granules per day. For nighttime data both SST from the 11 and 4 um bands are available. Ocean chlorophyll and K490 diffuse attenuation coefficient are also available for daytime periods as non standard L2P core fields.
  • Cite as: Armstrong, Edward M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2011). MODIS Terra L2P swath SST data set for 2007-12-22 (NODC Accession 0038432). Version 2.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2007-12-22 to 2007-12-22
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 89.995
S: -89.999
E: 179.91
W: -179.924
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • GHRSST Level 2P Global Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the NASA Terra satellite (GDS versions 1 and 2)
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  • Parent ID (indicates this is related to other data):
    • gov.noaa.nodc:GHRSST-MODIS_T-JPL-L2P
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-01-05
  • revision: 2011-05-26
Edition 2.2
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Entry ID: JPL-L2P-MODIS_T
Projection_Information:
Projection Type: Satellite native swath
Ellipsoid_Type:
Other Projection Details: Geolocation information included for each pixel

Data Resolution:
Latitude resolution: 1.0 km
Longitude resolution: 1.0 km
The temporal resolution: Revisit ~twice each day (night and daytime passes)

This metadata record was generated from an original data set description (DSD) record in DIF format: http://www.ghrsst.org

Reference: Information on the the MODIS SST algorithm can be found in the following documents: http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/atbd/atbd_mod25.pdf and http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/DOCS/modis_sst/
Sources:
Terra
NASA Earth Observing System Terra

Sensors:
MODIS
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Purpose Basic research
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • NASA/JPL/PODAAC > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • Terra > Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1)
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • MODIS > Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • GHRSST > Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature
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Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Armstrong, Edward M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2011). MODIS Terra L2P swath SST data set for 2007-12-22 (NODC Accession 0038432). Version 2.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2011-01-05T20:36:54 - NCEI Accession 0038432 v1.1 was published.
  • 2011-05-26T07:33:08 - NCEI Accession 0038432 was revised and v2.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - 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.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • MODIS
Platform
  • Terra
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