Pre SWOT Hydrology Global Lake/Reservoir Surface Water Area Extent

Pre SWOT Hydrology Global Lake/Reservoir Surface Water Area Extent
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DOI10.5067/UCLRS-AREV1
Short NamePRESWOT_HYDRO_L3_LAKE_RESEVOIR_AREA_V1
DescriptionThese are lake area type, which is then used to calculate lake area. The values are derived from MODIS data.
Version1
Dataset TypeOPEN
MeasurementTERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > LAKES
Processing Level3
CoverageRegion: Global
Northernmost Latitude: 90 degrees
Southernmost Latitude: -90 degrees
Westernmost Longitude: -180 degrees
Easternmost Longitude: 180 degrees
Time Span: 2002-Jul-13 to Present
ResolutionSpatial Resolution: 0.004 degrees (Latitude) x 0.002 degrees (Longitude)
Temporal Resolution: 8 Day
ProjectionType:
Detail:
Ellipsoid:
Latency hours
Platform/Sensor
Aqua
Platform
Name: Earth Observing System, AQUA (Aqua)
Orbit Period: 98.4 minutes
Inclination Angle: 98.1 degrees
Ascending Node: 1970-Jan-01 00:00:00
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MODIS
SENSOR
Name: Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
Swath Width: 2330 km
Description: The MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument provides high radiometric sensitivity (12 bit) in 36 spectral bands ranging in wavelength from 0.4 m to 14.4 m. It is used for observing processes occurring on the land, in the oceans, and in the lower atmosphere.

Terra
Platform
Name: Earth Observing System, TERRA (Terra)
Orbit Period: 98.8 minutes
Inclination Angle: 98.2 degrees
Ascending Node: 1970-Jan-01 00:00:00
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MODIS
SENSOR
Name: Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
Swath Width: 2330 km
Description: The MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument provides high radiometric sensitivity (12 bit) in 36 spectral bands ranging in wavelength from 0.4 m to 14.4 m. It is used for observing processes occurring on the land, in the oceans, and in the lower atmosphere.

ProjectMaking Earth Science Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs)
Data ProviderCreator: Durand, Michael; Coss, Stephen; Lettenmaier, Dennis
Release Place: -
Release Date: 2016-Nov-01
Resource: -
Keyword(s)lake, reservoir, area, hydrology
Persistent IDPODAAC-UCLRS-AREV1
Questions related to this dataset? Contact podaac@podaac.jpl.nasa.gov
Citation Durand, Michael; Coss, Stephen; Lettenmaier, Dennis. 2016. Pre SWOT Hydrology Global Lake/Reservoir Surface Water Area Extent. Ver. 1. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/10.5067/UCLRS-AREV1.

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