VIIRS L2 banding issue

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VIIRS L2 banding issue

by starbright » Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:23 pm America/New_York

I downloaded Level-2 viirs data, but got severe banding issues for a significant portion of granules. The width of bands WITHOUT data is about 1/3 to 1/2 of the width of bands WITH data. Wondering what they were?

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VIIRS L2 banding issue

by OB SeaDAS - dshea » Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:52 am America/New_York

If you are talking about missing data on the outside 1/2 ish of each scan, that is a "feature" of VIIRS.  The overlapping data of the bowtie region of the scan is not transmitted from VIIRS to the ground.  If you map the data you will get complete spacial coverage.

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VIIRS L2 banding issue

by starbright » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:19 pm America/New_York

I think you are right. Thanks.

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