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Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on Terra


Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on Terra
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[05-Jan-07] NASA's multi-instrument Terra satellite launched in 1999 carrying the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). MODIS is a key sensor for measuring ocean color, aerosols, and clouds. Terra also carries Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR), which is used for aerosol and cloud research.