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May 29, 2024

An anomaly with the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SNPP) Global Positioning System (GPS), which started at approximately 22:23:14 UTC on May 25, 2024, is causing significant degradation in geolocation performance for SNPP VIIRS data. The geolo…

May 16, 2024

DAAC2Disk Utility Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

Due to the lack of tile related granule metadata fields in all MODIS Version 6.1 datasets, searching by tile for these datasets is not available in the DAAC2Disk download manager. Users still have the ability to search MODIS tiled data products by shortna…

May 14, 2024

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the addition of years 2022 and 2023 of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Combined ASTER and MODIS Emissivity database over Land (CAMEL) Version 3 (V3) product suite. Th…

May 02, 2024

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the expansion of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Global Land Cover Mapping and Estimation (GLanCE) data product with the inclusion of data for the South American cont…

Apr 30, 2024

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the addition of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Active Fires products to the Thermal Anomalies/Fire product suite. The VIIRS Version 2 release includes data products from both the Suomi Na…

Apr 23, 2024

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Observational Products for End-Users from Remote Sensing Analysis (OPERA) Land Surface Disturbance Annual from Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Version 1 data product. This product summarizes v…

Apr 18, 2024

Please join the LP DAAC on April 30, 2024 at 12:00 pm CT for a 1-hour virtual USGS EROS seminar discussing the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission and open-source resources for using and applying EMIT data. You can find out more…

Apr 18, 2024

EMIT

Check out two Python Jupyter notebooks demonstrating how to work with EMIT methane data products (EMITL2BCH4ENH v001 and EMITL2BCH4PLM v001) in the EMIT-Data-Resources Repository and watch the recording of the recent Methane Plume workshop at your leisure.

Apr 18, 2024

AppEEARS NOAA-20 VIIRS Suomi NPP VIIRS

Version 3.53 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release adds the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Vegetation Indices product suite from the Suomi National Po…

Apr 12, 2024

NOAA-20 VIIRS

The NOAA-20 satellite successfully underwent a rephasing maneuver between March 20, 2024 - April 4, 2024, as part of an orbit rephasing to provide 180 degrees of separation between NOAA-20 and NOAA-21. This maneuver impacted the Visible Infrared Imaging R…

Apr 12, 2024

AppEEARS ECOSTRESS

The ECOSTRESS Tiled Top of Atmosphere Calibrated Radiance Instantaneous L1C Global 70 m (ECO_L1CT_RAD) Version 2 data product is now available from the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) with the release of version …

Apr 10, 2024

USGS EarthExplorer

NASA LP DAAC data products will be removed from USGS’s EarthExplorer and will no longer be distributed from that platform on August 30th, 2024. Users that currently download LP DAAC holdings in EarthExplorer are encouraged to familiarize themselves with N…

Apr 05, 2024

Aqua MODIS

A non-recoverable data loss occurred for Aqua MODIS on March 22 through 25, 2024, due to a power failure at the Svalbard ground station in Norway. Scheduled contacts from the ground station were missed and only partial data have been recovered.

All Version…

Apr 01, 2024

Suomi NPP VIIRS

Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 1 (Collection 1) land data products from the NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) will cease forward processing on June 17, 2024. VIIRS Version 1 data products will remai…

Mar 29, 2024

NOAA-20 VIIRS

On March 20, 2024, NOAA-20 executed a propulsive maneuver to begin the rephasing campaign to provide a 180-degree separation between the NOAA-20 (JPSS-1) and NOAA-21 (JPSS-2) platforms. NOAA-20 will drift at a lower altitude for approximately 16 days as t…