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Terra Product Descriptions: MOD35_L2

Last update: May 23, 2006

Data Set Short Name:
MOD35_L2

Data Set Long Name:
MODIS/Terra Cloud Mask and Spectral Test Results 5-Min L2 Swath 250m and 1km

Platform:
Terra

Instrument:
MODIS

Product Description:
The Level 2 MODIS cloud mask product, MOD35_L2, consists of global cloud mask, quality assurance, and other ancillary parameters. The visible and infrared threshold and consistency tests are used to specify confidence levels that an unobstructed view of the Earth's surface is observed. An indication of shadows affecting the scene is also provided. MOD35_L2 parameters are produced at spatial resolution of 1-km and 250-m at nadir. Including ancillary parameters, this product consists of 9 parameters.

Production Frequency:
65 files per day

Spatial Coverage:
Granule: 2330 x 2030 km
Collection: Global

Spatial Resolution:
250 m & 1 km at nadir

File Size (MB):
Minimum: 44.4756
Maximum: 45.7903

Related Links:
MODIS Atmosphere Product Descriptiion


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