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Nov. 29, 2006

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

MODIS Land Collection 5 Workshop
January 17-18, 2007
University of Maryland
University College Inn and Conference Center

This workshop provides an in-depth look at Collection 5 changes to MODIS Land products as well as the status of data production, the repro…

Oct. 24, 2006

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

(Author's Note 5/18/2020: MODIS Version 5 data have been decommissioned. Users are encouraged to visit the Data Catalog to see the latest version of MODIS data products.)


The LP DAAC announces certain MODIS V005 land data products will begin public re…

Oct. 22, 2006

Beginning on November 15, 2006, the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) will no longer offer compact discs as a media option for MODIS data products. DVD and DLT media types will continue along with FTP as ordering options.

Please c…

Oct. 13, 2006

Terra ASTER

LP DAAC has released a new suite of ASTER SWIR crosstalk-corrected products that are available for ordering. The following links provide product descriptions for these new releases. These are provided individually for each sensor. The distinguishing short…

Oct. 6, 2006

Terra MODIS

NASAs goal for Earth-Sun System science is to explore, discover, and understand the Earth and Sun as one system. NASA, working with its domestic and international partners, provides scientific data and analysis to advance our understanding of the Earth-Su…

May 16, 2006

On May 24, 2006, the LP DAAC started offering ASTER Digital Elevation Model (DEM) products using new production software. The new ASTER DEM products are generated without using ground control points (GCPs), and they replace both the existing relative and …

May 10, 2006

Terra ASTER

On May 24, 2006, the LP DAAC started offering ASTER Level-1 data sets as on-demand products. Two reasons are responsible for this change:

  • This action allows the LP DAAC to offer the entire ASTER Level-1A archive for Level-1B processing. Previously, we were…
Feb. 16, 2006

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

Beginning February 2006, MODIS Land users will notice a new implementation of Quality information on the EDG. As granules are returned from a search, the "Results:Granule:Listing" page will now display links to three quality flags; this replaces…

Feb. 1, 2006

MODIS Reprojection Tool Swath (MRTSwath) Version 2.1 is now available via the distribution site. This release includes numerous enhancements as described in the release notes.

The MRTSwath software tool provides the capability to transform MODIS Level-1B a…

Jan. 25, 2006

Terra ASTER

Update: As of April 1, 2016 all ASTER Data are available at no charge.

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NASA has directed the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) at the…

Jan. 5, 2006

(Author's Note 5/19/2020: MRT has since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Search or AppEEARS. as an alternative to MRT.)


MODIS Reprojection Tool (MRT) Version 3.3 is now available via the distribution site. This release includ…

Nov. 16, 2005

(Author's Note 5/19/2020: At the time of publishing these resources were available online, some resources may no longer be available.)

In accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding entered into between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Nati…

Aug. 1, 2005

Terra ASTER

Update: As of April 1, 2016 all ASTER data are available at no charge.
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The LP DAAC announces NASA's new ASTER Data Pricing Policy.

Effective August 10, 2005, an $80 charge per granule (scene) for …

Aug. 1, 2005

The LP DAAC announces a clarification to NASA's policy on ASTER Redistribution.

ASTER data purchased through the LP DAAC have no restrictions on subsequent use, sale, or redistribution regardless of the date of purchase.

Two groups-NASA-funded researchers a…

July 29, 2005

The MODIS Data Pool Extraction Tool (MODextract) released previously has now been updated to support the Windows environment.

MODextract is a script that can be used to locate and retrieve MODIS Land Level-3 products from the LP DAAC Data Pool. MODextract …