ASTER's Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents (ATBD)
provide a complete description of each data product, including mathematical algorithms, accuracy assessment, and parameters.
3 mb) (Word
10 mb) is a document (08/02)
designed to provide detailed information about ASTER, Data Products, How to Order Data,
Level 1 Data Products Specification (pdf 7 mb)
Higher-Level Product User Guide (pdf 228 kb Ver 2.0 May 01). Describes each of the ASTER higher-level products in detail. It explains the overall
format and organization used for all ASTER products, and describes the individual metadata fields contained within each individual product.
ASTER Higher-Level Data
Product Quality Assessment Plan (pdf 148 kb). Contains complete descriptions of the metadata and bit patterns associated with the QA Planes for each ASTER
higher-level product--important for end-users. It also describes in detail the plans for assessing and maintaining the quality of ASTER data products.