MISR Level 3 Component Global Land product in netCDF format covering a year V004

Metadata Updated: December 4, 2020

MIL3YLSN_4 is the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Level 3 Component Global Land product in netCDF format covering a year version 4. It contains a yearly statistical summary of directional hemispherical reflectance (DHR), photosynthetically active spectral region (DHR-PAR), DHR for near-infrared band (DHR-NIR), fractional absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FPAR), DHR-based normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) and land surface bidirectional reflectance factor (BRF) model parameters. It is classified into six vegetated and one non-vegetated types. This data product is a global summary of the Level 2 land/surface parameters of interest averaged over a day and reported on a geographic grid, with resolution of 0.5 degree by 0.5 degree. The MISR instrument consists of nine pushbroom cameras which measure radiance in four spectral bands. Global coverage is achieved in nine days. The cameras are arranged with one camera pointing toward the nadir, four cameras pointing forward, and four cameras pointing aftward. It takes seven minutes for all nine cameras to view the same surface location. The view angles relative to the surface reference ellipsoid, are 0, 26.1, 45.6, 60.0, and 70.5 degrees. The spectral band shapes are nominally Gaussian, centered at 443, 555, 670, and 865 nm.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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ASDC List of MISR Imagery and Articles

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier C108919901-LARC
Data First Published 2005-09-20
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2019-06-19
Category MISR, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Metadata Catalog ID https://data.nasa.gov/data.json
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Citation 2009-09-08. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA/LARC/SD/ASDC. https://doi.org/10.5067/Terra/MISR/MIL3YLSN_L3.004. http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/project/misr/misr_table.
Graphic Preview Description ASDC List of MISR Imagery and Articles
Graphic Preview File https://asdc.larc.nasa.gov/documents/misr/imagery.html
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/Terra/MISR/MIL3YLSN_L3.004
Metadata Type geospatial
Program Code 026:001
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -180.0 -90.0 180.0 90.0
Temporal 1999-12-01T00:00:00Z/2020-11-30T00:00:00Z

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