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Aug 26, 2015

Twenty-five years ago on August 28, 1990, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) formally announced a partnership to establish a Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for land remote sensing data …

Aug 19, 2015

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

On August 19, 2015 the LP DAAC released the MODIS V006 Vegetation Indices suite. This release includes data collected from February 2000 through July 2011. This collection will continue to grow as data are produced chronologically. MODIS V006 forward proc…

Aug 12, 2015

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS


On August 12, 2015 the LP DAAC released the MODIS V006 Surface Temperature and Emissivity suite. This release includes data collected from February 2000 through 2003. This collection will continue to grow as data are produced chronologically. MODIS V006 f…

Aug 12, 2015

Aqua MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

Data products from the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) are used in many different applications. They play an important role in modeling, help to detect changes to the landscape, and are a way to assess ecosystem variables. A few…

Aug 07, 2015

MEaSUREs SRTM

LP DAAC released the NASA SRTM Global 1 arc second dataset (SRTMGL1) over the remaining tiles covering the Middle East on August 7, 2015. This coincides with the newly processed Middle East area released by the USGS on August 6, 2015.

The NASA Version 3 SR…

Aug 05, 2015

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

Author's Note 5/18/2020: Reverb has since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Search in place of Reverb. Several of these datasets are also available in AppEEARS. To see the currently available tools to access the data please vis…

Jul 23, 2015

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS


Beginning with the Surface Reflectance suite, the LP DAAC will release the MODIS V006 products throughout August and September. Upon release, the MODIS V006 collection will include acquisitions from Feb 2000 to 2010 and will grow as data are produced chro…

Jul 01, 2015

Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

NASA Earthdata recently featured Dennis Ojima, a LP DAAC User Working Group Member, to promote understanding of how NASA Earth Science data can be applied to scientific research.Ojima is a professor and research scientist at the Natural Resource Ecology L…

Jun 25, 2015

The LP DAAC has released a new dataset search feature to our Web site. Users are now able to filter datasets by parameters such as product, dataset, version, temporal granularity etc. This new feature allows users to quickly narrow the growing list of da…

May 07, 2015

Data Pool USGS EarthExplorer MEaSUREs WELD and GWELD

(Author's Note 5/18/2020: The WELDLCLUC product has since been decommissioned. Users are encouraged to transition to the Global WELD data products. In addition, Reverb and GDEx have since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Searc…

Apr 29, 2015

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

Data products from the Land Processes (LP) DAAC are used in many different applications. They play an important role in modeling, help to detect changes to the landscape, and are a way to assess ecosystem variables, among others. A few of these applicatio…

Apr 15, 2015

Terra ASTER

(Author's note 5/18/2020: ASTER Level 1 Precision Terrain Corrected data are now available to the public at no charge. These data are available from Data Pool, Earthdata Search, and more.)


In March 2015, the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive C…

Mar 26, 2015

Terra MODIS

(Author's Note 5/18/2020: Reverb has since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Search in place of Reverb. Several of these datasets are also available in AppEEARS. To see the currently available tools to access the data please vi…

Mar 11, 2015

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS


The LP DAAC is updating its web services interfaces and adding more services. Several new services have been deployed and are available from our LP DAAC Web Services page.Services currently available are:

  • tilemap -A service for converting latitude and logi…
Mar 04, 2015

Data Pool MEaSUREs SRTM

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


On February 25, 2015, two new NASA SRTM data sets were released by the LP DAAC.

The SRTM S…