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Documentation

Key MODIS Scientific Publications

  Atmospheric Profile

  • Moeller, C., R. Frey, E. Borbas, W. P. Menzel, T. Wilson, A. Wu, X. Geng, 2017:  Improvements to Terra MODIS L1B, L2, and L3 science products through using crosstalk corrected L1B radiances, Proc. SPIE 10402, Earth Observing Systems XXII, 104020; doi: 10.1117/12.2274340.  View PDF
  • Seemann, S.W., E.E. Borbas, R.O. Knuteson, G. R. Stephenson, H.- L. Huang, 2008: Development of a global infrared land surface emissivity database for clear sky atmospheric sounding retrievals from satellite-based radiance measurements. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology,  doi:10.1175/2007JAM1590.1,Volume 47. No. 1, January 2008, 108-123.  View PDF
  • Seemann, S.W., J. Li, W.P. Menzel, and L.E. Gumley, 2003: Operational Retrieval of Atmospheric Temperature, Moisture, and Ozone from MODIS Infrared Radiances. J. Appl. Meteor., 42, 1072–1091, doi.org/10.1175/1520-0450(2003)0422.  View PDF

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

Offered below are the Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents for the Profile Product.

  • Atmospheric Profile Retrieval Product   (Updated April 2011)
    Borbas, Seemann, Kern, Moy, Li, Gumley, & Menzel   2011:
    MODIS Atmospheric Profile Retrieval - ATBD. (Collection 006)
    Products: 07_L2. View PDF

QA Plan

  • MODIS Atmosphere QA Plan for Collection 061
    (includes Cloud Optical Property update)
    Version 9 (15 Mar 2017)
    Hubanks, et.al  View PDF