Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Global Mapped Data

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard theTerra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed sothat it passes from north to south across the equator in the morning, while Aqua passessouth to north over the equator in the afternoon. Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewingthe entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, acquiring data in 36 spectral bands, orgroups of wavelengths (see MODIS Technical Specifications). These data will improve ourunderstanding of global dynamics and processes occurring on the land, in the oceans, andin the lower atmosphere. MODIS is playing a vital role in the development of validated,global, interactive Earth system models able to predict global change accurately enoughto assist policy makers in making sound decisions concerning the protection of ourenvironment.

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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 November 12, 2020

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
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Identifier C1200034415-OB_DAAC
Data First Published 2017-12-21
Data Last Modified 2019-12-13
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Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/TERRA/MODIS/L3M/SST/2014
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Temporal 2000-02-24T00:00:00Z/2019-12-12T00:00:00Z

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