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

MI3DAEF

MI3DAEF

First Look product. Stage 3 Validated, 1 file containing all grids Information icon

Project Title: 
MISR
Version: 
V2
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
Terra
Instrument: 
MISR
Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Spatial Resolution: 

0.5° x 0.5° grid

Temporal Coverage: 

6/1/2007 - Present

Temporal Resolution: 

Daily

File Format: 
HDF-EOS

MISR Order Tool: Order Data

Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/Terra/MISR/MI3DAEF_L3.002
(see below for Data Citation information)

Average aerosol optical depth

Search and Order: MISR Order Tool

FTP Access: Data Pool

OPeNDAP Access: OPeNDAP

Search and Order: Earthdata Search 

Product Specific Documentation

Product Information
Production Information
Quality Summary

Project Documentation

To cite the data in publications:
MISR Science Team (2015), Terra/MISR Level 3, Component Global Aerosol Daily First Look, version 2, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), Accessed <author citing data inserts date here> at doi: 10.5067/Terra/MISR/MI3DAEF_L3.002