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Nov. 23, 2020

HLS

On October 5, 2020, the LP DAAC released the PROVISIONAL daily 30 meter (m) global Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Sentinel-2 Multi-spectral Instrument Surface Reflectance (HLSS30) Version 1.5 data to the public. The limited sample of provisional data…

Nov. 20, 2020

Terra ASTER

Tasks related to the Ground Data System (GDS) network changes from the current Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) to the Science Information NETwork (SINET) scheduled for October 14 through 28, 2020 were extended through November 16, 2020. Data transfer…

Oct. 30, 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 Februa…

Oct. 27, 2020

AppEEARS S-NPP VIIRS

Version 2.48 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 S-NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) daily su…
Oct. 26, 2020

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS

Data inputs for the Terra and Aqua combined MCD64A1 Version 6 Burned Area data product were impacted by the Aqua MODIS science data outage on August 16 through September 2, 2020. MCD64A1 utilizes data acquired from the months directly preceding and follow…

Oct. 22, 2020

Terra MODIS

On October 5, 2020 at 15:21:12, Terra MODIS experienced a Printed Wire Assembly (PWA) failure that caused partial to full science data loss where the data could not be played back because of recording on the faulty PWA. The image below shows the data gaps…

Oct. 20, 2020

The LP DAAC is no longer able to incorporate Total Ozone Analysis using the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Radiometer (SBUV/2) and TOVS (TOAST) ancillary data inputs for any ASTER observations after May 27, 2020 as part of the Science Scalable Scripts-base…

Oct. 7, 2020

Terra ASTER

Data transfers for ASTER L1A Reconstructed Unprocessed Instrument Data will be suspended for October 14 through 28, 2020. During this time period the Ground Data System (GDS) network will change from the current Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) to the…

Oct. 5, 2020

HLS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of PROVISIONAL daily 30 meter (m) global Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Sentinel-2 Multi-spectral Instrument Surface Reflectance (HLSS30) Version 1.5 data. HLS data leverages observations from both …

Oct. 1, 2020

Terra ASTER

The ASTER Level 1 Precision Terrain Corrected (AST_L1T) data product has been removed from the USGS Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis). ASTER L1T continues to be distributed by the LP DAAC through the LP DAAC Data PoolNASA’s Earthdata Search, and USGS…

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…