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ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) Albedo, 2002

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Data setISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) Albedo, 2002
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/958
Release date2010-01-25
ProjectISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II)
Time Period2002-01-01

Description

The MODIS BRDF/Albedo Product (MOD43B) provides measures of clear sky surface albedo every 16 days. Both white-sky albedo (bihemispherical reflectance) and black-sky albedo (directional hemispherical reflectance) at local solar noon are provided for 7 spectral bands and 3 broadbands. Since black-sky albedo represents the direct beam contribution while white-sky represents the completely diffuse contribution, these measures can be linearly combined as a function of the fraction of diffuse skylight (itself a function of optical depth) to provide an actual or instantaneous albedo at local solar noon. This data set provides albedo data for the period January 2002 through December 2002.

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Citation

Strahler, A.H., C. Schaaf, and F. Gao. 2009. ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) Albedo, 2002. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/958
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Project

ISLSCP Initiative II (ISLSCP II): The International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
modis_wsa_qd_2002.zip 114.6 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_qa_qd_2002.zip 11.2 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_wsa_hd_2002.zip 30.3 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_qa_1d_2002.zip 1.2 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_bsa_qd_2002.zip 114.2 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_qa_hd_2002.zip 3.6 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_bsa_1d_2002.zip 8.1 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_bsa_hd_2002.zip 30.2 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
modis_wsa_1d_2002.zip 8.1 MB 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31

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