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MOD05_L2 (Water Vapor Product)
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Acquiring Data
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Acquiring Data

Sample File

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A sample (Collection 004) MOD05_L2 HDF file (20MB), a fully populated daytime granule, is available for download. This file was generated from MODIS data on January 26, 2004 and covers north-central Australia. The image (inset) was created from the L1B radiance data for the same granule (RGB=1:4:3) and is clickable to view a full-resolution version. The sample HDF data file can be used to familiarize yourself with the data format and/or as input to MODIS visualization and analysis software on your local platform.

MOD05_L2 HDF File
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Ordering Data

All MODIS Atmosphere data products are available to the public (at no charge) through the Level 1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System (LAADS).

This new and user-friendly MODIS data ordering system gives the user convenient means to simultaneously order several MODIS Data Sets, including Geolocation. This system also works well for single products.


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