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Jan 14, 2022

G-LiHT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Orthomosaic (GLORTHO) product. The purpose of G-LiHT’s Orthomosaic data product is to provide orthorectified high-resolution aerial photogra…

Jan 04, 2022

AppEEARS Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

Version 2.68 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

The addition of Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 tiled data products fro…

Jan 04, 2022

NASA Earthdata Search HLS

Effective January 4, 2022, the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) has decommissioned the Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 (HLS) Version 1.5 data products. These products are no longer available for search and download from the LP …

Dec 22, 2021

Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

The distribution of Aqua and Terra MODIS Water Reservoir Monthly Global Version 6.1 data products has been temporarily suspended due to errors with the evaporation rate at a few reservoirs. Users can continue to use the Aqua and Terra Water Reservoir 8-Da…

Dec 15, 2021

Terra ASTER

On December 15, 2021, updates were implemented for ASTER Product Generation Executables (PGE) Version 3.4 to include changes to the ancillary data input options used in the atmospheric correction of ASTER Level 2 data products.

The updated PGE includes the…

Dec 15, 2021

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search MuSLI

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) decommissioned NASA’s Multi-Source Land Imaging (MuSLI) Land Surface Phenology (LSP) Yearly North America product (MSLSP30NA) Version 1 on December 14, 2021. These products are no longer be av…

Dec 06, 2021

NASA Earthdata Search HLS

Update: Previously the planned decommissioning of HLS data was for January 3, 2022, it is now for January 4, 2022.


The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) will be decommissioning the Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 (HLS) Version 1.…

Dec 02, 2021

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Geostationary Earth Orbit Land Surface Temperature (GEOLST4KHR)…

Nov 15, 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 …

Nov 10, 2021

Aqua MODIS

On March 18, 2021, Aqua completed all mission maneuvers related to maintaining a 1:30 mean local time (MLT) equator crossing and 705 km orbit altitude. In July 2021, Aqua began drifting to a later MLT. In January 2022, Aqua will begin its constellation ex…

Nov 09, 2021

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

The forward processing of Version 6 (V006) MODIS land data products is planned to continue through late 2022. Due to the successful implementation of improved Version 6.1 (V061) algorithms for all core MODIS land products, plans are being developed for th…

Nov 08, 2021

Combined MODIS

MODAPS has implemented a code fix for the MODIS/Terra+Aqua Burned Area Monthly L3 Global 500 m SIN Grid Version 6.1 (MCD64A1) data product to correct an error that caused burned grid cells on the edge of certain tiles to be reclassified as unburned.

The MC…

Nov 04, 2021

AppEEARS Data Pool USGS EarthExplorer OPeNDAP ECOSTRESS

The distribution of ECOSTRESS Level 3 and 4 products from August 22, 2021 to present have been temporarily suspended. On August 22, 2021, the acquisition and handling of the Landsat Collection 2 QA_Pixel flag experienced multiple issues within the process…

Nov 03, 2021

Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio illustrates how the Terra Orbit Drift will impact Terra ASTER and Terra MODIS land data products as the satellite moves closer to Earth.

Terra has orbited Earth for over twenty years collecting data important to Earth…

Nov 02, 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 …