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Oct 19, 2021

Terra MODIS

The Terra flight operations team conducted Terra’s last inclination adjust maneuver to maintain Terra’s orbit in February 2020. The inclination adjust maneuvers were used to control the platform’s 10:30 AM mean local time (MLT) equator crossing. Terra wil…

Oct 14, 2021


The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) LiDAR Point Cloud (GLLIDARPC) product. The purpose of G-LiHT’s LiDAR Point Cloud data product is to provide LiDAR return data, including thr…

Oct 14, 2021

Combined MODIS

MODAPS has suspended the production of the MODIS/Terra+Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid Version 6.1 (MCD64A1) data product. It was discovered that the V6.1 code did not have a necessary correction to fix an error that caused burned grid c…

Sep 21, 2021

Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

A reset of the Terra Solid State Recorder (SSR) to recover the on-board memory lost from Printed Wire Assembly (PWA) anomalies during the mission period is scheduled to start DOY 265 (9/22/21) at 11:00z and is expected to go into early DOY 266 (9/23/21). …

Sep 17, 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 …

Sep 02, 2021

AppEEARS

Version 2.64 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

  • The AρρEEARS team has updated several software library dependencies used by the AρρEEARS processing softw…
Aug 30, 2021

Data Prep Scripts HLS

On August 24th 2021, the LP DAAC released Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 (HLS) Version 2. This release provides access to consistent, science quality surface reflectance (SR) and top of atmosphere (TOA) brightness data from the Operational Land Imager …

Aug 26, 2021

Aqua MODIS Suomi NPP VIIRS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

NASA Earthdata’s User Profile series recently featured Dr. Robert Wright, the Director of the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and a member of the LP DAAC User Working Group. Dr. Wright uses Earth scien…

Aug 26, 2021

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search MuSLI

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of NASA’s Multi-Source Land Imaging (MuSLI) Land Surface Phenology (LSP) Version 1.1 Yearly North America product (MSLSP30NA) at 30 meter resolution. This product is derived from Harmonized Landsat Senti…

Aug 24, 2021

NASA Earthdata Search HLS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 (HLS) Version 2 products, which provide consistent surface reflectance (SR) and top of atmosphere (TOA) brightness data from the Operational Land Imager (OLI) abo…

Aug 10, 2021

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

Aug 06, 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 …

Aug 05, 2021

Suomi NPP VIIRS

On August 3, 2021, Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) lost its nominal mission pointing status and instruments aboard the satellite were put into safe mode. All science data acquisitions, including the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiomete…

Aug 04, 2021

G-LiHT


The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Digital Surface Model (GLDSMT) product. The purpose of G-LiHT’s Digital Surface Model data product is to provide LiDAR-derived visualization…

Aug 03, 2021

Terra MODIS

On June 28, 2021, Terra MODIS experienced a non-recoverable data loss in the nighttime orbit over the Caribbean and North America, highlighted by the red box. This data gap was caused because of the temporary disabling of science data recording to remove …