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Aug 05, 2022

ASTER DAR Tool Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra and Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Land Cover Type data products in yearly intervals from …

Aug 04, 2022

EMIT

NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) was successfully installed on the International Space Station (ISS) and has provided its first view of the Earth. According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the milestone, called…

Jul 27, 2022

The Suomi-National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SNPP) spacecraft entered a non-nominal state on 07/26/2022 at 16:24:49 UTC, after which all Stored Memory Data (SMD) and telemetry data were inaccessible. The root cause continues to be investigated, subseque…

Jul 25, 2022

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

The purpose of G-LiHT’s Hyperspectral Vegetative Indices data product (GLHYVI) is to …

Jul 25, 2022

Early last week the USGS EROS Center completed a significant maintenance activity, after bringing the systems back up the LP DAAC is experiencing high volumes of user traffic. This is impacting data downloads for some users and causing timeouts. We are lo…

Jul 21, 2022

ECOSTRESS

ECOSTRESS data products acquired on June 14 and July 6, 2022, have been removed from distribution due to scene artifacts. Users who accessed ECOSTRESS Level 1-4 data through AppEEARS, Data Pool, or NASA’s Earthdata Search are highly encouraged to review t…

Jul 21, 2022

The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) science team has made the LP DAAC aware of a geolocation error that affects V002 data from February 17 through February 24, 2022. The geolocation error is on the order of approximately 22 meters, which ex…

Jul 19, 2022

Join the LP DAAC for an "office hours" session on the Earthdata Forum.

Several NASA Earthdata Forum partner Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs) will host an “office hours” session on July 20, 2022, from 1-3 p.m., EDT, to assist users with …

Jul 18, 2022

EMIT

Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT), a new space-based instrument – visible to short wavelength infrared (VSWIR) spectrometer, developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), was successfully launched to the International Space Sta…

Jul 12, 2022

AppEEARS Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search USGS EarthExplorer

LP DAAC has a planned power outage scheduled for 12 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 15, 2022, through 4 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, July 17, 2022. In addition to the weekend downtime, LP DAAC will be upgrading hardware systems beginning at 8 a.m. Centr…

Jul 06, 2022

AppEEARS Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search USGS EarthExplorer

All LP DAAC systems, including the website will be taken offline for a planned power outage starting at 12 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 15, 2022. Maintenance planned for the weekend will cause an extended interruption of LP DAAC data distribution. Th…

Jul 06, 2022

Combined MODIS

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

Jul 01, 2022

AppEEARS Combined MODIS

Version 3.6 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released.

The release includes the addition of two Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 tiled data products from NASA’s Land…

Jun 30, 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 …

Jun 07, 2022

Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra and Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Land Cover Dynamics data product. The MCD12Q2 V6.1 data…