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NPP/VIIRS Atmospherically Corrected Surface Reflectance 6-Min L2 Swath 375m, 750m NRT
Entry ID: VNP09_NRT_1

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The VNP09_NRT is a Near Real Time (NRT) S-NPP/VIIRS 375 m, 750 m Atmospherically Corrected Surface Reflectance product. The NPP/VIIRS surface reflectance products are estimates of surface reflectance in each of the VIIRS reflective bands I1-I3, M1-M5, M7, M8, M10, and M11. The VNP09 Level-2 surface reflectance product contains approximately 6 minutes' worth of data. Surface reflectance for each ...

Surface reflectance is obtained by adjusting top-of-atmosphere reflectance to compensate for atmospheric effects. Corrections are made for the effects of molecular gases, including ozone and water vapor, and for the effects of atmospheric aerosols. The inputs to the surface reflectance algorithm include top-of-atmosphere reflectance for the VIIRS visible bands (VNP02MOD, VNP02IMG), the VIIRS cloud mask and aerosol product (NPP-CMIP_L2), aerosol optical thickness (NPP_VAOTIP_L2, NPP_VAMIP_L2), and atmospheric data obtained from a reanalysis (surface pressure, atmospheric precipitable water, and ozone concentration).

All surface reflectance products are produced for daytime conditions only. The product is produced under all atmospheric conditions except for night and oceans. Pixels when not produced are replaced by fill values in the Level-2 and Level-2G products.

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AYYYYDDD = Acquisition Year and Day of Year 
HHMM = Hour and minute of acquisition
VVV = Version number
YYYYDDDHHMMSS = Production Date and Time
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For more information read Suomi-NPP VIIRS Surface Reflectance User's Guide at https://viirsland.gsfc.nasa.gov/PDF/VIIRS_Surf_Refl_UserGuide_v1.3....


visit VIIRS Land website at https://viirsland.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html

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Description: Access VIIRS data set from the MODAPS/NRT FTP server.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: LANCEMODIS
Dataset Title: NPP/VIIRS Atmospherically Corrected Surface Reflectance 6-Min L2 Swath 375m, 750m NRT
Dataset Release Date: 2016-11-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: NASA GSFC LANCE
Dataset Publisher: LANCEMODIS
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/do...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2016-11-01T00:00:00.000Z
ISO Topic Category
Quality This is a near real-time (NRT) product that has undergone expedited processing to make it available within 3 hours of observation time to meet the needs of the NRT applications community. NRT data are subject to geolocation errors or reprocessing. Usually the geolocationalerrors are minimal (less than 100 meters), however, there are situations, particularly before and after spacecraft maneuvers and during space weather events, when the difference can increase up to several kilometers.
Access Constraints No constraints but users need to be registered with the ESDIS User Registration system (https://urs.eosdis.nasa.gov/users/new) to download files via the FTP site.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE)Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
Data Center URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/data/near-real-time-data/firms

Data Center Personnel
Email: support at earthdata.nasa.gov
Email: support at earthdata.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-11-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-03-09