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Mar 22, 2012

Combined MODIS

Recent evaluation of the V005 MCD12Q1 (Land Cover Type) product revealed systematic errors in specific regions and land cover classes. As a result, no V005 MCD12Q1 products were produced beyond calendar year 2009. In the near future, the MODIS Science Tea…

Mar 01, 2012

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

LP DAAC has released the first part of a two-part tutorial that helps users find, understand, and use the quality assurance (QA) information within MODIS land products. Part-2 of this tutorial, scheduled for release later this year, will provide a detaile…

Feb 14, 2012

(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…

Feb 03, 2012

Data Pool USGS EarthExplorer

LP DAAC announces the release of the North American Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection radiometer (ASTER) Land Surface Emissivity Database (NAALSED). The database, developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), consists of mean seas…

Jan 13, 2012

Terra MODIS

Based on directions from the MODIS Science Team, LP DAAC has decommissioned all previous versions of Terra/MODIS and Aqua/MODIS Yearly Net Primary Production products. Currently, Terra/MODIS Version 055 (MOD17A3), produced by the University of Montana’s N…

Dec 28, 2011

Terra MODIS

LP DAAC announces the release of Terra MODIS Vegetation Continuous Fields (VCF) products (Shortname: MOD44B) produced by the University of Maryland’s Global Land Cover Facility. This version 005, yearly global 250 m collection spans 2000 – 2010.

Dec 23, 2011

Data Pool USGS EarthExplorer

Watch and learn about the mission of the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS), data archived and distributed by the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), and data access interfaces. The new videos and their corresponding read-along narrati…

Dec 14, 2011

Terra MODIS

LP DAAC announces the release of Terra MODIS Net Primary Production (NPP) products produced by the University of Montana’s Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group (NTSG). This yearly global, 1-km collection (Shortname: MOD17A3) spanning 2000 –2010 is prod…

Dec 07, 2011

Terra MODIS

LP DAAC announces the release of Terra MODIS Gross Primary Productivity (GPP) products produced by the University of Montana’s Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group (NTSG). This 8-day global, 1-km collection (Shortname: MOD17A2) spanning 2000 –2010 is p…

Oct 17, 2011

Terra ASTER

(Author's Note 5/18/2020: Terra ASTER Global DEM Version 3 is now available. Please read this news announcement for more information: https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/news/nasa-and-meti-release-aster-global-dem-version-3/ )


The version 2 collection of the Adva…

Oct 11, 2011

The Warehouse Inventory Search Tool (WIST) will be decommissioned in January 2012 and replaced by ECHO's Reverb client. The Land Processes DAAC would like to invite you to use Reverb which accesses the same data as WIST and includes many enhancements as a…

Sep 13, 2011

During early September, 2011, registered Land Processes (LP) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) users will receive an e-mail invitation from CFI Group on behalf of NASA to participate in a Web-based survey about the quality and utility of LP DAAC pr…

Sep 01, 2011

The LP DAAC FTP site IP address will be changing on September 7, 2011. The system name and URL (e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov) will stay the same. If you have bookmarks or other pointers that reference the LP DAAC FTP Server by IP Address, please change them to ref…

Aug 22, 2011

Terra MODIS

We are planning to acquire and release the Terra MODIS GPP/NPP products produced by the Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, University of Montana in the near future. In the meantime, we highly recommend users read the attached note that explains the …

Aug 05, 2011

Combined MODIS

Due to maintenance there will be a temporary delay in availability of the most recent LP DAAC MODIS Composite data products, while MODIS Daily product availability is unaffected. Please check back after Wednesday, August 10th for new data to be made avail…