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Nov 21, 2023

Web Services Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC's Inventory Web Service will be decommissioned on December 15, 2023. Users are encouraged to transition to NASA’s Earthdata Search or NASA's Common Metadata Repository (CMR) API as viable replacement for data search needs. Earthdata …

Nov 14, 2023

NASA Earthdata Search OPeNDAP 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) Tiled Ancillary Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and…

Oct 23, 2023

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search MEaSUREs LSTE

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Low Earth Orbit Land Surface Temperature Monthly Global Gridded Version 2 data product. This dataset provides Land…

Sep 05, 2023

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 …

Aug 31, 2023

EMIT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the release of NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) Level 2B Methane Enhancement Data (EMITL2BCH4ENH) and Level 2B Estimated Methane Plume Complexes (EMITL2BCH4PLM) data products at a 60 meter (m…

Aug 29, 2023

NOAA-20 VIIRS Suomi NPP VIIRS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Thermal Anomalies and Fire product suite. The VIIRS Version 2 release includes data products from both the Suomi National Polar-orbiting…

Aug 21, 2023

NOAA-20 VIIRS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) product suite. The VIIRS Version 2 release includes dat…

Aug 17, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

Flight Operation Team (FOT) for Terra and Aqua MODIS transitioned to Light-Out-Operations (LOOps) on July 7, 2023. In the LOOps configuration, the 12-hour night shift (6pm-6am) will no longer be staffed by an on-console engineer; however, system support e…

Aug 14, 2023

Aqua MODIS

Aqua MODIS experienced three separate occurrences of non-recoverable data loss in late July 2023. All Version 6.1 Aqua MODIS data products are directly impacted by the missing data for the dates and locations listed below.

  • On July 22, 2023 (2023/203), a da…
Aug 07, 2023

HLS

Historical processing of NASA's Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Multi-spectral Instrument Surface Reflectance Daily Global 30m v2.0 (HLSS30) has been completed. Users of HLSS30 will now have access to data from November 28, 2015, to the present.

L…

Aug 04, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS NOAA-20 VIIRS Suomi NPP VIIRS Terra MODIS

NASA's MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS) has restored operations following the system wide backend issue that affected processing for all MODIS and VIIRS data products on July 21, 2023. Forward processing of MODIS and VIIRS data products star…

Aug 01, 2023

AppEEARS

Version 3.33 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the addition of the U.S. National Park Service’s (NPS) Daily and Monthly Historical Water Balance Model version 1.5 dat…

Jul 31, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

MODIS Version 6.0 (V6.0) land data products have been decommissioned as of Monday, July 31, 2023. This includes all Terra MODIS, Aqua MODIS, and combined Terra+Aqua MODIS datasets with the exception of the Land Water Mask (MOD44W) and the Bidirectional Re…

Jul 25, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC will cease distribution of MODIS Version 6.0 (V6.0) land data products on Monday, July 31, 2023. This will include all Terra MODIS, Aqua MODIS, and combined Terra+Aqua MODIS datasets with the exception of the Land Water Mask (MOD44W) and the B…

Jul 24, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS NOAA-20 VIIRS Suomi NPP VIIRS Terra MODIS

Please note that all of NASA's MODIS Adaptive Processing System (MODAPS) processing is currently on hold, due to a system wide backend issue that has affected all operations, starting early Friday, July 21, 2023. The MODAPS systems team is working on…