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Apr 12, 2024

NOAA-20 VIIRS

The NOAA-20 satellite successfully underwent a rephasing maneuver between March 20, 2024 - April 4, 2024, as part of an orbit rephasing to provide 180 degrees of separation between NOAA-20 and NOAA-21. This maneuver impacted the Visible Infrared Imaging R…

Apr 12, 2024

AppEEARS ECOSTRESS

The ECOSTRESS Tiled Top of Atmosphere Calibrated Radiance Instantaneous L1C Global 70 m (ECO_L1CT_RAD) Version 2 data product is now available from the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) with the release of version …

Apr 10, 2024

USGS EarthExplorer

NASA LP DAAC data products will be removed from USGS’s EarthExplorer and will no longer be distributed from that platform by September 01, 2024. Users that currently download LP DAAC holdings in EarthExplorer are encouraged to familiarize themselves with …

Apr 05, 2024

Aqua MODIS

A non-recoverable data loss occurred for Aqua MODIS on March 22 through 25, 2024, due to a power failure at the Svalbard ground station in Norway. Scheduled contacts from the ground station were missed and only partial data have been recovered.

All Version…

Apr 01, 2024

Suomi NPP VIIRS

Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 1 (Collection 1) land data products from the NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) will cease forward processing on June 30, 2024. VIIRS Version 1 data products will remai…

Mar 29, 2024

NOAA-20 VIIRS

On March 20, 2024, NOAA-20 executed a propulsive maneuver to begin the rephasing campaign to provide a 180-degree separation between the NOAA-20 (JPSS-1) and NOAA-21 (JPSS-2) platforms. NOAA-20 will drift at a lower altitude for approximately 16 days as t…

Mar 14, 2024

NASA Earthdata Search SNWG OPERA Disturbance

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Observational Products for End-Users from Remote Sensing Analysis (OPERA) Land Surface Disturbance Alert from Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Version 1 data product. This product maps vegetati…

Mar 11, 2024

AppEEARS EMIT

Version 3.47 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released! This release adds data from the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) instrument installed on the International Space Statio…

Mar 07, 2024

Combined MODIS

The Land Process Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the release of four updated Terra+Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.2 Downward Shortwave Radiation (DSR) and Photosynthetically…

Mar 06, 2024

Suomi NPP VIIRS

Forward processing of Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 1 (Collection 1) land data products from the NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) will be discontinued on June 30, 2024. Users are encouraged to tra…

Mar 04, 2024

GEDI

The LP DAAC has migrated GEDI Version 2 Level 1B Geolocated Waveform (GEDI01_B), Level 2A Elevation and Height Metrics (GEDI02_A), and Level 2B Canopy Cover and Vertical Profile Metrics (GEDI02_B) data products to the NASA Earthdata Cloud. The NASA Earthd…

Feb 22, 2024

Terra MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the release of the MODIS/Terra Land Water Mask Derived from MODIS and SRTM Level 3 Global Version 6.1 (MOD44W) data product with a 250 meter spatial resolution. Version …

Feb 15, 2024

Interested in exploring open science and cloud practices? The NASA Openscapes DAAC Mentors, including the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), welcome applications to this spring’s 2024 NASA Openscapes Champions Cohort!

This mentorsh…

Feb 15, 2024

Please join the Applied Earth Observations Innovation Partnership (AEOIP) and LP DAAC for a 1-hour virtual webinar on March 5, 2024 from 3:00-4:00 pm CT discussing the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission and open-source resources for us…

Feb 06, 2024

EMIT

Please join NASA’s JPL EMIT Science Team and the LP DAAC for a 2-hour virtual workshop on the derivation of and how to utilize the methane data products (EMITL2BCH4ENH v001 and EMITL2BCH4PLM v001) from the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (…