MCD19A2.006: Terra & Aqua MAIAC Land Aerosol Optical Depth Daily 1km

MODIS/006/MCD19A2_GRANULES
Dataset Availability
2000-02-01T00:00:00 - Present
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/006/MCD19A2_GRANULES")
Tags
aod aerosol maiac modis mcd19a2 daily global terra aqua usgs nasa

Description

The MCD19A2 V6 data product is a MODIS Terra and Aqua combined Multi-angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction (MAIAC) Land Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) gridded Level 2 product produced daily at 1 km resolution. For more information see the MAIAC user guide.

Bands

Resolution
1000 meters

Bands

Name Units Min Max Scale Description
Optical_Depth_047 -100 5000 0.001

Blue band (0.47 μm) aerosol optical depth over land

Optical_Depth_055 -100 5000 0.001

Green band (0.55 μm) aerosol optical depth over land

AOD_Uncertainty -100 30000 0.0001

AOD uncertainty based on blue-band surface brightness (reflectance)

FineModeFraction 0 10000 0.0001

Fine mode fraction for ocean

Column_WV cm 0 30000 0.001

Column water vapor over land

AOD_QA

AOD QA

AOD_MODEL 0 100

AOD model used in retrieval

Injection_Height m 0 10000

Smoke injection height

cosSZA 0 10000 0.0001

Cosine of solar zenith angle (5 km resolution)

cosVZA 0 10000 0.0001

Cosine view zenith angle (5 km resolution)

RelAZ -18000 18000 0.01

Relative azimuth angle (5 km resolution)

Scattering_Angle -18000 18000 0.01

Scattering angle (5 km resolution)

Glint_Angle -18000 18000 0.01

Glint angle (5 km resolution)

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

MODIS data and products acquired through the LP DAAC have no restrictions on subsequent use, sale, or redistribution.

Citations

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DOIs

Explore in Earth Engine

var collection = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/006/MCD19A2_GRANULES')
                  .select('Optical_Depth_047')
                  .filterDate('2019-01-01', '2019-01-15');

var band_viz = {
  min: 0,
  max: 500,
  palette: ['black', 'blue', 'purple', 'cyan', 'green', 'yellow', 'red']
};

Map.addLayer(collection.mean(), band_viz, 'Optical Depth 047');
Map.setCenter(76, 13, 6);