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Sept. 24, 2020

ECOSTRESS

Network issues between NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and LP DAAC have resulted in a significant latency in the availability of ECOSTRESS data products. The network issues are being resolved however, it will take several weeks before all of the ECOS…

Sept. 24, 2020

GEDI

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

Sept. 16, 2020

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS

Aqua MODIS suffered a science data outage on August 16, 2020 and resumed nominal science data collection on September 2, 2020. Following the recovery of the anomaly, the MODIS standard processing stream at MODAPS successfully generated Aqua MODIS data. Th…

Sept. 9, 2020

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS

On August 16, 2020 at 09:26:40 UTC, the data formatter for the solid state recorder aboard the Aqua satellite began exhibiting anomalous behavior during playback operations. NASA engineers were able to successfully diagnose and recover from the data forma…

Aug. 28, 2020

GEDI

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

Aug. 19, 2020

Terra ASTER

The LP DAAC has added a Nearest Neighbor resampling option to their ASTER AST_L1B product order form in NASA's Earthdata Search. Customers will now be able to choose between Cubic Convolution (default) or Nearest Neighbor when selecting a Resampling …

Aug. 18, 2020

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS S-NPP VIIRS Terra MODIS

The Land Process Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) has released a new ArcGIS Python Toolbox for decoding MODIS and VIIRS quality assurance data layers. The ArcGIS MODIS-VIIRS Python Toolbox contains geoprocessing tools for decoding MODIS version…

Aug. 7, 2020

GEDI

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

Aug. 6, 2020

GloVis

The ASTER Level 1T (AST_L1T) data product will no longer be available for distribution through the USGS Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) as of October 1, 2020. ASTER L1T will continue to be distributed by the LP DAAC through the LP DAAC Data Pool, NAS…

July 9, 2020

GEDI

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

June 30, 2020

AppEEARS Combined MODIS MEaSUREs SRTM Terra MODIS

The Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) provides simple and efficient access to a wide range of geospatial data. The AρρEEARS Application Programming Interface (API) has been operationally released and offers all fea…

June 3, 2020

AppEEARS Combined MODIS MEaSUREs SRTM Terra MODIS

The Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) Application Programming Interface (API) has been operationally released. Most of the functionality you know and love from the AρρEEARS Graphical User Interface (GUI) is now ava…

June 2, 2020

HLS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of NASA’s Multi-Source Land Imaging (MuSLI) Land Surface Phenology (LSP) Yearly North America product (MSLSP30NA) at 30 meter resolution. This product is derived from Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) …

May 29, 2020

The Land Processes (LP) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) has deprecated their Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Map Service (WMS). These are replaced by a new collection of OGC compliant Web Map Services. The changes are listed below:

  • The OGC We…
May 28, 2020

NASA Earthdata’s User Profile series recently featured Dr. Eric Bullock, a postdoctoral research scientist at Boston University and a member of the LP DAAC User Working Group. Dr. Bullock uses Earth science remote sensing data in his research to monitor a…