Please read the
about the Collection 5 MOD04_L2 and MYD04_L2 products.
All Suomi NPP VIIRS EDRs are currently BETA QUALITY (WITH KNOWN
PROBLEMS) AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR SCIENTIFIC USE. VIIRS
calibration is based on prelaunch data and on-orbit calibration
and characterization has begun. For more information, see the
NPP VIIRS QA - Product Quality Documentation.
For information on how long the Suomi NPP VIIRS data are kept in the
archive, see the
Land LPEATE Data Production and Retention policies.