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May 13, 2022

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Airborne Hyperspectral Reflectance L1 Tallgrass Prairie Preserve product. The data are available in an ENVI format (one .hdr and one .dat file per scene). This dataset provides hyperspectral refle…

May 11, 2022

AppEEARS

Version 3.33 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

The availability of new versions for four Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) products from NASA’s Nation…

May 03, 2022

G-LiHT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Hyperspectral Reflectance (GLREFL) and Hyperspectral Ancillary (GLHYANC) data products.

G-LiHT is a portable, airborne imaging system that ai…

Apr 25, 2022

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 …

Apr 19, 2022

Aqua MODIS

Aqua MODIS was put back on science mode on April 15, 2022, but the data were unusable as collection occurred entirely in night mode and Focal-Plane Array (FPA) temperatures were continuing to stabilize. The regular day rate data collection started on Apri…

Apr 13, 2022

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 …

Apr 07, 2022

Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

The Aqua and Terra MODIS Water Reservoir Monthly Global Version 6.1 data products have been reprocessed using an updated algorithm to address an error with the evaporation rate at a few reservoirs. The monthly water reservoir data products (MYD28C3 and MO…

Apr 05, 2022

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS

The Aqua spacecraft transitioned to Earth point safe mode on 03/31/22 at 090/17:59:08z. As a result, MODIS is in safe mode and no science data are being produced. The cause of the anomaly is under investigation and the exact timeline of the recovery plan …

Mar 24, 2022

AppEEARS

NASA's Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) version 3.0 has been successfully deployed in NASA's Earthdata Cloud space located in AWS us-west 2. You can access AρρEEARS using the new link: https://appeears.e…

Mar 18, 2022

Terra MODIS

Terra MODIS encountered a Command Processor and Format Processor reset on March 15, 2022. As a result, Terra MODIS entered Standby mode. Though the data acquisition is going on, with some interruptions between 08:45z - 09:40z, the science quality will be …

Mar 16, 2022

AppEEARS

On March 21, 2022, NASA's Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) will experience a prolonged downtime as the system is deployed in NASA's Earthdata Cloud space located in AWS us-west 2. During this downtime, t…

Mar 10, 2022

Aqua MODIS

On February 22, 2022, a Formatter-Multiplexer Unit (FMU) / Solid State Recorder (SSR) anomaly began to affect Aqua MODIS in which 17-19 seconds of Aqua's high-rate science data are corrupted approximately every two orbits (roughly every 3 hours 28 mi…

Mar 09, 2022

Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

The distribution of Terra and Aqua MODIS Version 6.1 Net Evapotranspiration, Gross Primary Productivity (GPP), and Net Primary Production (NPP) gap-filled products for 2014 has been temporarily suspended. Due to an error in the upstream processing of one …

Mar 07, 2022

AppEEARS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) team implemented Earthdata Login authentication for downloading files from the AρρEEARS Graphic User Interface (GUI) …