MISR Level 1A
Entry Title: MISR Level 1A Calibration Data V002

Entry ID: MI1AC_2
Aerosols Clouds Radiation Budget
Description

MI1AC_2 is the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Level 1A Calibration data in DN. The data numbers have been commuted from 12-bit numbers to 16-bit, byte aligned half-words version 2. 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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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • SENSOR COUNTS
  • VISIBLE IMAGERY
  • Calibration Data
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

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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
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2000-03-13 - Present
Temporal Resolution: about 15 orbits/day
Platforms

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

Created on 2019-07-03
Last updated on 2022-02-11