Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center


MAS Data and  Information

MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) is an airborne scanning spectrometer that acquires high spatial resolution imagery of cloud and surface features from its vantage point on-board a NASA ER-2 high-altitude research aircraft. The MAS data are associated with specific field experiments. Detailed information about the field campaign and other available data products can be found from the table below.

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Temporal Coverage: 

10/31/1991 - 12/17/2003