Catch up on the latest happenings from the LP DAAC.

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Jan 30, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

Version 6 (V6) forward processing of Terra and Aqua MODIS land data products will be discontinued on February 15, 2023. The V6 land data products have always suffered from known calibration issues that were discovered by the instrument Cal/Val team after …

Jan 19, 2023

Are you interested in using space-based spectroscopy for your research? The NASA Land Processes DAAC and the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) Mission Science Team will be hosting a series of 2-hour python-based workshops on Fridays i…

Jan 18, 2023

Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of new global Terra+Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Multi-Angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction…

Jan 09, 2023

SNWG OPERA Disturbance

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

Jan 05, 2023

Version 3.21 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes two new features:

  • Input feature preview: allows users to see the spatial details of point and area requests immediately …
Jan 05, 2023

Data Pool Airborne Hyperspectral

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Airborne Hyperspectral Reflectance Indian Cave Nebraska Multi-Day 1 m product. The data are available in an ENVI format (one .hdr and one .dat file per scene). This dataset provides hyperspectral …

Jan 04, 2023

NASA Earthdata Search

The following USGS datasets will no longer be accessible through NASA’s Earthdata Search as of January 11, 2023:

  • Earth Observing-1 Advanced Land Imager (EO1_ALI)
  • Earth Observing-1 Hyperion (EO1_Hyperion)
  • Tri-Decadal Global Landsat Orthorectified TM Scene V1 …
Dec 22, 2022

NASA Earthdata Search

Distribution of all Landsat Collection 1 data and science products in the USGS archives will end on December 30, 2022. Users are encouraged to migrate their workflow to Landsat Collection 2 at their earliest convenience. Due to advancements in data proces…

Dec 21, 2022


Terra ASTER data production remains on hold following the Terra Constellation Exit Maneuvers (CEMs) that occurred between October 11 and 20, 2022. Terra ASTER data production will be delayed for data acquired after October 23, 2022, until the processing i…

Dec 20, 2022


Terra MODIS forward processing has resumed at the MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS) as of December 16, 2022. This follows an update to the geolocation code to relax the 'orbit_tolerance' limit imposed on MODIS geolocation data generation…

Dec 15, 2022


The NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Geostationary Earth Orbit Land Surface Temperature Hourly North and South America 4 km (GEOLST4KHR) Version 1 data product was decommissioned on December 15, 2022. The U…

Dec 09, 2022


Terra MODIS data has been failing in the Level-1 geolocation process starting December 1, 2022 (Day 335) from 03:15 UTC onwards. All Terra MODIS Version 6 and 6.1 data processing is on hold while the geolocation team actively works to resolve the issue.


Dec 05, 2022


Production of Terra MODIS Version 6 (V6) Daily Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity (LST&E) data products was discontinued on November 15, 2022 (day 319). Valid pixel counts for daily mid-latitude V6 LST&E data have significantly degraded following…

Dec 01, 2022

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search G-LiHT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Metrics (GLMETRICS) data product.

The G-LiHT mission utilizes a portable, airborne imaging system that aims to simultaneously map the composi…

Nov 30, 2022


On behalf of the Joint Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)-Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellite (CGMS) Working Group on Climate (WGClimate), we are pleased to announce that a new version of the Essential Climate Variables (ECV) Inv…