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Updated the MODIS Data Products Calendar, which shows the processing status, data availability, and PGE version evolution for all MODIS Atmosphere HDF data products. The calendar was updated to show the Collection 006 (green shading) processing status. (27 August 2014)

Updated the Collection 006 Documentation page with new weekly Webinar presentations. (27 August 2014)

Selected Collection 6 L3 Images are available for viewing. (17 August 2014)

Updated the Collection 6 Known Problems section, which describes known issues in MODIS Atmosphere Data Products. Tracking of known problems and subsequent fixes is an important issue for MODIS data users. This section will act as a repository of all known MODIS Atmosphere Data Product problems, as well as how to determine the problematic version (and the fixed version) of the HDF data. (17 August 2014)

Updated the Collection 006 Documentation for Level-3. Included are Release Documents for C006 Products. (11 January 2014)

Updated the Cloud Top Properties and Cloud Phase - Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document for Collection 006, (13 April 2013)

Updated the Collection 006 Documentation (Prior To Release). (22 June 2012)

An updated version of the MODIS Atmosphere Quality Assurance (QA) Plan is available. This plan contains corrections to the to the Cloud Mask Quality_Assurance Bit Flags listed on pages 32-35. (17 January 2012)

Corrected the Cloud Mask Format and Content page, pointing users to the new QA Plan linked above. The QA Plan listed corrected details to the Coud Mask Quality_Assurance Bit Flag interpretation. (17 January 2012)

Added Hi-Res Mosaic images for L1B and selected L2 parameters. (5 October 2011)

Updated the Staff page. (5 October 2011)

Updated the MODIS Data Products Calendar, which shows the processing status, data availability, and PGE version evolution for all MODIS Atmosphere HDF data products. The calendar was updated to show the Collection 051 (yellow shading) processing status. (5 October 2011)

Added the Cloud Mask Users Guide in the SPOTLIGHT section. This document is linked from the Home page, in the Cloud Mask Format and Content Section, and in the References section. (15 August 2011)

Updated the Staff page. (14 April 2011)

A Collection 006 version of the Atmospheric Profile Product (07_L2) Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) is available on the ATBDs & Plans page. (8 April 2011)

Added a Frequently Asked Questions (Quick Start Guide) to the Home page. (14 February 2011)

Updated the Feature L1B Granule on the Home page. (9 February 2011)

Updated the Atmosphere Profile Product Format & Content page. Updates were done to reflect changes to the definitions of the QA Confidence Flags as well as Collection 051 changes. (1 December 2010)

Updated the Water Vapor Product Format & Content page. Updates were done to reflect changes to the definitions of the QA Confidence Flags as well as Collection 051 changes. (30 November 2010)

An updated version of the MODIS Atmosphere Quality Assurance (QA) Plan has been completed. This plan contains an update to the Confidence Flag definitions for Water Vapor and Atmosphere Profile. (29 November 2010)

Developed a Collection 519 page, which describes the recently found error (related to bad Clear Sky Radiance data) in MODIS data previously distributed as Collection 051. This page displays images that show typical errors (produced by the bad Clear Sky Radiances) in several Cloud parameters. (4 November 2010)



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