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Collection 006 Update

The documents below describe Collection 6 (C6) changes to all L2 and L3 MODIS data.

C6 Atmosphere Team Webinar Series
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C6 Release Announcements

  • MODIS/Aqua C6 Level-2 Aerosol, Cloud, & other Products (01/09/2014) View PDF
  • MODIS/Terra & Aqua C6 Level-1; and Level-2 Cloud Mask & Atm. Profile Products (11/05/2012) View PDF

C6 QA Plan

    C6 MODIS-Atmosphere QA Plan

    • MODIS-Atmosphere QA Plan C6 Update (05/05/2015, v8) View PDF

C6 Level-2 Summary Documents

    C6 Level-2 Documentation
    Aerosol (04_L2) (v28, 04/08/2011) View PDF
    Aerosol, Deep Blue (04_L2) (JGR, 2013) View PDF
    Water Vapor (05_L2) (v27, 01/11/2010) View PDF
    Cloud Optical Summary (06_L2) (final, 12/20/2013) View PDF
    Cloud Optical User Guide (06_L2) (final v1, 10/2015) View PDF
    Cloud Top & Cloud Phase (06_L2) (ATBD, 2015) View PDF
    Cloud Top (06_L2) (v28, 04/11/2011) View PDF
    Cloud Top (06_L2) (PPT, 05/08/2012) View PDF
    Profiles (07_L2) (v29, 12/26/2013) View PDF
    Profiles (07_L2) (PPT, 06/22/2012) View PDF
    Cloud Mask (35_L2) (v28, 04/13/2011) View PDF
    Cloud Mask (35_L2) (ATBD, 2010) View PDF
    Cloud Mask (35_L2) (PPT, 05/08/2012) View PDF
    Joint L2 (ATML2) (SDSs, 12/24/2013) View PDF

    C6 Level-2 CDL File Specifications

    • CDL File Spec for L2 Aerosol Product (04_L2) (03/21/2013) View TXT
    • CDL File Spec for L2 Cloud Product (06_L2) (03/28/2013) View TXT

C6 Level-3 Summary Documents
    C6 Level-3 Documentation

    • Global Daily (08_D3) - SDS Inventory Table (Final C6) View PDF
    • Global Aerosol (04->08) Parameter Mapping (Final C6) View PDF
    • Global (08) High-Level L3 Change Summary/Status (Final C6) View PDF
    • Global Level-3 (L3) ATBD & Users Guide (Final C6) View PDF

    C6 Level-3 CDL File Specifications

    • CDL File Spec for L3 Daily (08_D3) (9/14/2014, v3035) View TXT
    • CDL File Spec for L3 Eight Day (08_E3) & Monthly (08_M3) (9/14/2014, v3035) View TXT