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June 4, 2021

Combined MODIS

Historical production of the Combined Terra+Aqua MODIS Version 6.1 MCD43A[1-4], MCD43C[1-4], and MCD43D[01-68] data products is still in progress. Additional Albedo, Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF), and Nadir BRDF-Adjusted Reflectan…

June 4, 2021

ECOSTRESS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) Level 3 Evapotranspiration (ET) and Level 4 Evaporative Stress Index (ESI) data products at a spatial resolution of …

June 3, 2021

GEDI

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Version 2 Level 1B Geolocated Waveform Data, Level 2A Elevation and Height Metrics Data, and Level 2B Canopy Cover and Vertical Profile Metrics Data …

May 27, 2021

G-LiHT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Trajectory Data (GLTRAJECTORY) product. The purpose of G-LiHT’s Trajectory Data product is to provide aircraft location and orientation to s…

May 26, 2021

NASA Earthdata Search Data Prep Scripts GEDI

On April 16, 2021, the LP DAAC released GEDI Version 2 Data Products. One of the improvements with GEDI V2 is that each sub-orbit granule includes spatial coordinates in the file-level metadata, which allows users to spatially query GEDI V2 in NASA’s Eart…

May 12, 2021

AppEEARS ECOSTRESS

Version 2.60 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

A new metadata attribute field, “OrbitCorrectionPerformed” has been added to all point and area request o…

May 10, 2021

GEDI

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Version 2 Level 1B Geolocated Waveform Data, Level 2A Elevation and Height Metrics Data, and Level 2B Canopy Cover and Vertical Profile Metrics Data …

May 7, 2021

AppEEARS

Version 2.59 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

May 3, 2021

Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the new Terra and Aqua Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Water Reservoir data products. These datasets provide an 8-d…

April 29, 2021

G-LiHT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Digital Terrain Model (GLDTMT) and Digital Terrain Model KML (GLDTMK) data products.

A citation containing the DOI for each G-LiHT Digital Te…

April 20, 2021

EMIT

Mineral dust blown into the air can impact Earth’s systems in many ways. NASA has started work on a new Earth Venture-Instrument 4 (EVI-4) mission called the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT). This mission aims to comprehensively meas…

April 16, 2021

GEDI

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Version 2 Level 1B Geolocated Waveform Data, Level 2A Elevation and Height Metrics Data, and Level 2B Canopy Cover and Vertical Profile Metrics Data …

April 16, 2021

Web Map Service (WMS) Terra MODIS

The Land Processes (LP) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) has stopped managing and producing Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Map Services (WMS) and ArcGIS Image Services for their data holdings. Users interested in using Web Map Services are e…

Aug. 31, 2020

AppEEARS Suomi NPP VIIRS

Version 2.45 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

  • The addition of one of the NASA-produced Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) dail…
April 9, 2021

Combined MODIS

Due to a configuration issue within the archive, the MODIS Version 6.1 Albedo, Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF), and Nadir Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF)-Adjusted Reflectance (NBAR) data prior to March 31, 202…