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Unformatted text preview: Lab3 Sunsynchronous, near polar, circular orbit View the Earth's surface every 12 days Instrument onboard Terra Aqua Launched December 18, 1999 Passes from north to south across the equator in the morning (10:30am) Launched May 4, 2002 Passes from south to north over the equator in the afternoon(1:30pm) Acquiring data in 36 spectral bands Land, Ocean, and lower atmosphere 0.4m14.4m (VIS,NIR,SWIR/MWIR,LWIR) 2 bands at 250m, 5 bands at 500m, 29 bands at 1km Primary Use for bands X=( 0) cos ; y= ; where is latitude, is longitude, 0 is central meridian Equal Area projection (relative sizes preserved but not shape/direction) Tiles are 10 degrees by 10 degrees at the equator The tile coordinate system starts at (0,0) (horizontal tile number, vertical tile number) in the upper left corner and proceeds right (horizontal) and downward (vertical). The tile in the bottom right corner is (35,17) UNH MODIS Global Datasets Table, inventory of tile & lat/long range Tilemap, enter one lat/long get tile and pixel Sierra: h08 v04; h08 v05; h09 v04 MODIS Data Products Geolocation Angles Versions Images of the day Solar Satellite ...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 266 taught by Professor Dozier during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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MODIS-Ocean - Lab3 Sunsynchronous, near polar, circular...

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