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July 26, 2005

Data Pool Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

The MODIS Data Pool @ LP DAAC was released on July 26, 2005 to enable access to LP DAAC MODIS Data Pool products via product type, tile, and map selections. Separate methods are offered for Tile Grid Products and Climate Modeling Grid Products.

The Data Po…

May 17, 2005

Since the start of the Terra mission, ASTER data have been transferred via tape shipments to collaborators in Japan for processing to Level 1, and then to LP DAAC for archiving and processing to Level 2. Improvements since the initial ground systems were …

May 17, 2005


Forward production of Terra and Aqua MODIS Land data products was temporarily halted due to the non-availability of NOAA's ozone daily product. The MODIS surface reflectance code (PGE11) has been modified to use either EPTOMS (Earth Probe Total Ozone…

May 12, 2005


NCEP/TOVS data in processing ASTER Level 2 On-Demand products. Since April 18, 2005, the NOAA TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) data produced by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) have contained errors due to satellite instru…

May 6, 2005


Due to the non-availability of NOAA's ozone daily product, the forward production of the TERRA and AQUA surface reflectance and its downstream products is on hold. The surface reflectance code (PGE11) has been modified to use EPTOMS and/or NCEP'…

April 27, 2005


To obtain an estimate of the next opportunities for ASTER to image a location on Earth, enter the latitude and longitude for your location and then select Forecast Possible ASTER Collection Times. The information returned is based on output from the NASA …

March 20, 2005

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the release of a new V004 data set:

MODIS/Terra Land Cover Types Yearly L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG -MOD12C1


2001 image of MOD12C1 IG…

March 13, 2005

Data Pool

The Data Pool HDFEOS-to-GeoTiff (HEG) tool provides the ability to reformat, reproject, or spatially subset data available via the LP DAAC Data Pool. The Data Pool HEG services are completed prior to product distribution, and may be applied only to produc…

Feb. 23, 2005


February 24 marks the fifth anniversary of the first data imaged from the Terra MODIS instrument. The sensor was launched aboard Terra on December 18, 1999, and starting collecting data on February 24, 2000. Since "First Light", MODIS has proces…

Feb. 22, 2005

As of March 30, 2005, the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) discontinued 8mm tapes as a media option for ASTER and MODIS data products. The 8mm tape media option was removed from the EOS Data Gateway (EDG) and the Data Pool on Mar…

Feb. 17, 2005

Wednesday, April 6, 2005
1pm-5pm (MST)
Denver, CO
Reservation required (sign up when you register for the conference):

NASAs Science Mission Directorate/Earth-Sun System/Data and Services/Land Processes Distributed …

Jan. 3, 2005

Sunday, March 13, 2005
15:00 - 17:00 MT
Center for Environmental Studies' Conference Center
Arizona State University-Main Campus
Reservation required (sign up when you register for the conference):

This workshop is…

Nov. 16, 2004

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Aug. 10, 2004

Wednesday, September 22, 2004
18:00 22:00
Egan Convention Center, Space 1
Reservation required - sign up when you register for the conference.

This workshop is presented by NASAs Earth Science Enterprise, Data and Services, Land Process…

July 11, 2004


(Author's Note 5/18/2020: MRT, MRTSwath, and MODextract have since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Search or AppEEARS.)

On July 12, 2004, new releases have been made available for the following software and search tools: