MISR Level 2
Entry Title: MISR Level 2 Land Surface Product subset for the GoMACCS region V002

Entry ID: GOMI2LS_2
Radiation Budget
Description

GOMI2LS_2 is the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Level 2 Land Surface Product subset for the GoMACCS region Version 2 product. It contains information on land directional reflectance properties; albedos (spectral and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) integrated); fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FPAR); associated radiation parameters; and terrain-referenced geometric parameters. MISR itself is an instrument designed to view Earth with cameras pointed in 9 different directions. As the instrument flies overhead, each piece of Earth's surface below is successively imaged by all 9 cameras, in each of 4 wavelengths (blue, green, red, and near-infrared). The goal of MISR is to improve our understanding of the fate of sunlight in Earth environment, as well as distinguish different types of clouds, particles and surfaces. Specifically, MISR monitors the monthly, seasonal, and long-term trends in three areas: 1) amount and type of atmospheric particles (aerosols), including those formed by natural sources and by human activities; 2) amounts, types, and heights of clouds, and 3) distribution of land surface cover, including vegetation canopy structure.

DOI

10.5067/TERRA/MISR/GOMI2LS.002

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • PHOTOSYNTHETICALLY ACTIVE RADIATION
  • LAND USE CLASSES
  • NORMALIZED DIFFERENCE VEGETATION INDEX (NDVI) > VEGETATION INDEX > LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
  • VEGETATION INDEX > LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
  • CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS
  • VEGETATION
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION
  • PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
  • REFLECTANCE
  • VEGETATION COVER
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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2006-07-30 - 2006-10-16
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
Terra
Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1)
MISR
Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer
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Metadata Dates

Created on 2019-06-13
Last updated on 2022-02-14