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Data Object Identifier (DOI)

MODIS Atmosphere L3 Eight-Day Global Product

Data Object Identifier System

Last Update:
28 May 2015

Dataset Short Name:
MOD08_E3 (Terra Platform)
MYD08_E3 (Aqua Platform)

Dataset Long Name:
MODIS/Terra Level-3 (L3) Atmosphere Eight-Day Global Product
MODIS/Aqua Level-3 (L3) Atmosphere Eight-Day Global Product
(1x1 degree Resolution)



Collection 006 (C6)

Product Description:
The Level-3 (L3) MODIS Atmosphere Eight-Day Global Products, MOD08_E3 and MYD08_E3, contain 8-day 1x1 degree grid values of atmospheric parameters related to aerosol particle properties, cloud optical and physical properties, atmospheric water vapor, atmospheric profile and stability indices, and total ozone burden.

Additional information at

Production Frequency:
1 file per eight days

Spatial Coverage:
Global Coverage
1 Eight-Day Gridded Map Size = 360 x 180 pixels

Spatial Resolution:
1x1 degree

File Size:
~2 GB (Uncompressed)
~400 MB (Compressed)

Related Links:
(MODIS Atmosphere Daily Global Product site)

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation.

Author (PI), et al., 2015. Product name as given on atmo web site. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: [link as given on atmo site].

For example:
Platnick, S., et al., 2015. MODIS Atmosphere L3 Eight-Day Product. NASA MODIS Adaptive Processing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA:

Data Authors:
Dr. Steve Platnick

Dataset Originator/Creator:
MODIS Atmosphere Science Team / Atmosphere Level-3 Product Group
MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS)

Dataset DOI: