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MODIS Characterization Support Team (MCST) Special Session May 17, 2011MODIS Operation, Calibration, and Performance

Date/Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM, May 17, 2011Location: Marriott ICC, University of Maryland University College (UMUC)3501 University Blvd East, Hyattsville, MD 20783


Jack Xiong (Biospheric Sciences Branch (614.4, NASA/GSFC) and MODIS Characterization Support Team (MCST):

Instrument Operation Status  (Gavin Westenburger)

Recent L1B Algorithm and LUT Updates (James Kuyper)RSB Calibration, Performance, and C6 Issues (Amit Angal, Junqiang Sun)

MODIS Characterization Support Team: MODIS Reflective Solar Bands Calibration Performance and Major Improvements in C6

TEB Calibration, Performance, and C6 Issues (Sri Madhavan, Aisheng Wu)Brian N. Wenny, Aisheng Wu, Sriharsha Madhavan, Zhipeng Wang, Yonghong Li, and Xiaoxiong Xiong MODIS TEB Calibration Performance and Collection 6 Improvements

Geo-location Characterization and Performance (Robert Wolfe)Robert Wolfe, Mash Nishihama and James Kuyper (MODIS Geolocation Team):  MODIS Geolocation Status

Science Discipline Presentations

CAL/VAL Presentations (Simon Hook, Chris Moeller)Chris Moeller, Dave Tobin, Bob Holz, Greg Quinn (University of Wisconsin): IASI - MODIS TEB Comparisons

Land Presentations (Eric Vermote, Alex Lyapustin)

Ocean Presentations (Peter Minnett, Gerhard Meister)

Atmosphere Presentations (Steve Platnick, Rob Levy) MODIS Atmosphere Solar Reflectance Issues

  • Ralf Bennartz, Bob Holz, Steve Platnick (NASA/GSFC):   Aqua VNIR focal plane empirical re-registration status
  • Steve Platnick (NASA/GSFC) and Rob Levy:  Terra trend anomalies in cloud and aerosol data records

Summary (Jack Xiong, Brian Wenny)