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L3 CLDPROP (Cloud Properties) Product Description

The L3 Continuity Cloud Properties product is a Level-3 product generated 1x1 degree spatial resolution. The L3 Continuity Cloud Properties product file always has a prefix of CLDPROP_D3 (Daily) or CLDPROP_M3 (Monthly), and contains data collected from one of two instrument/platform combinations: VIIRS/SNPP or MODIS/AQUA.  Shown below are two sample L3 global gridded mages of MODIS/AQUA CLDPROP_L3 Variables: Cloud Top Temperature Day and Cloud Optical Thickness. A corresponding global gridded Corrected Radiance RGB image (which was generated in Worldview) is also shown for reference.