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L1B Documents

Product Explanatory Documents for both MODIS/Terra and MODIS/Aqua

  V5.0.6/V5.0.7 (PDF) V6.1.14/V6.1.17 (PDF) V6.2.2/V6.2.1 (PDF)
Level 1B Product User's Guide download download download
Level 1B Product Data Dictionary download download download
LUT Information Guide download download download
High-Level Code Design Document download download download

Product File Specifications

  V5.0.6 (Terra) V5.0.7 (Aqua) V6.2.2 (Terra) V6.2.1 (Aqua)
Level 1B 1km

MOD021KM
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MYD021KM
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MOD021KM
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MYD021KM
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Level 1B 500m MOD02HKM
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MYD02HKM
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MOD02HKM
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MYD02HKM
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Level 1B 250m MOD02QKM
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MYD02QKM
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MOD02QKM
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MYD02QKM
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Level 1B OBC
On-Board Calibrator
MOD02OBC
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MYD02OBC
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MOD02OBC
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MYD02OBC
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Please note that file specifications are in effect for the specified release and higher.

Other Documentation

  • MODIS Level 1B Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (attached below)
  • Level 1A Geolocation File Specifications (MOD03.geolocation.fs)
  • File specifications and other L1B documents from earlier releases are available in our FTP site