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Nov 22, 2022

EMIT

NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission aboard the International Space Station has generated a high level of interest after the release of NASA JPL’s "Methane 'Super-Emitters' Mapped by NASA's New Earth Sp…

Nov 18, 2022

Terra MODIS

The Land Data Operational Product Evaluation (LDOPE) team discovered a performance issue for the Terra MODIS Version 6 (V6) Daily Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity (LST&E) data products. Valid pixel counts for daily mid-latitude V6 Level-2 and Level…

Nov 14, 2022

AppEEARS NASA Earthdata Search ECOSTRESS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) Level 1B, L2, and L2T_LSTE Version 2 data products. These product…

Nov 09, 2022

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) satellite is scheduled to lift off before dawn on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at UTC 9:25 am (EST 4:25 am) on an Atlas V rocket from the Vandenberg Space F…

Nov 07, 2022

Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The Terra flight operations team successfully conducted Constellation Exit Maneuvers (CEMs) to lower the Terra satellite to an altitude of 694 km by performing retrograde maneuvers on October 12 and 19, 2022.

Following the CEMs, the space and nadir view do…

Nov 03, 2022

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search MEaSUREs GLanCE

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Global Land Cover Mapping and Estimation (GLanCE) data product.

The purpose of GLanCE is to provide 30 meter (m) gl…

Nov 01, 2022

Aqua MODIS

Aqua MODIS Version 6.1 Land Surface Temperature and 3-Band Emissivity (LST&E) data products for the period of April 17 (DOY 107) through July 26, 2022 (DOY 207 included) will be reprocessed. This reprocessing will correct the Level-1B cross-talk drift…

Oct 28, 2022

EMIT

NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission is mapping the prevalence of key minerals in the planet's dust-producing deserts - information that will advance our understanding of airborne dust's effect on climate. I…

Oct 28, 2022

Combined MODIS

MODIS Terra+Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Surface Radiation (MCD18A1) and Photosynthetically Active Radiation (MCD18A2) Version 6 data products were decommissioned on October 28, 2022. The User Guide and Algorithm The…

Oct 24, 2022

Users have been experiencing 401 errors when trying to pass Earthdata Login authentication credentials to access data via scripts. The LP DAAC is pleased to report that this issue has been resolved. Users that were experiencing this error are encouraged t…

Oct 20, 2022

Terra MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Vegetation Continuous Fields data product in yearly intervals at 250 mete…

Oct 19, 2022

The first mineral maps from NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission have been produced. These mineral maps are created using data collected by the EMIT imaging spectrometer instrument aboard the International Space Stati…

Oct 13, 2022

Invitations to participate in the 2022 NASA EOSDIS Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey have been emailed to users by the Claes Fornell International (CFI) Group on behalf of the NASA Office of Management and Budget. Your feedback about the quality and uti…

Oct 13, 2022

The first of the Terra Constellation Exit Maneuver (CEM) was completed successfully on October 12, between 14:20:54 – 15:05:10. All Terra MODIS and ASTER data production and distribution will remain on-hold from both STD and NRT streams, following the las…

Oct 03, 2022

HLS

USGS EarthExplorer recently posted a notice stating that USGS EROS would no longer acquire Sentinel-2 data as of October 19, 2022. The USGS Sentinel-2 archive will be available for download until November 18, 2022, after which, the data will be removed fr…