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Jul 25, 2022

Early last week the USGS EROS Center completed a significant maintenance activity, after bringing the systems back up the LP DAAC is experiencing high volumes of user traffic. This is impacting data downloads for some users and causing timeouts. We are lo…

Jul 21, 2022

ECOSTRESS

ECOSTRESS data products acquired on June 14 and July 6, 2022, have been removed from distribution due to scene artifacts. Users who accessed ECOSTRESS Level 1-4 data through AppEEARS, Data Pool, or NASA’s Earthdata Search are highly encouraged to review t…

Jul 21, 2022

The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) science team has made the LP DAAC aware of a geolocation error that affects V002 data from February 17 through February 24, 2022. The geolocation error is on the order of approximately 22 meters, which ex…

Jul 19, 2022

Join the LP DAAC for an "office hours" session on the Earthdata Forum.

Several NASA Earthdata Forum partner Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs) will host an “office hours” session on July 20, 2022, from 1-3 p.m., EDT, to assist users with …

Jul 18, 2022

EMIT

Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT), a new space-based instrument – visible to short wavelength infrared (VSWIR) spectrometer, developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), was successfully launched to the International Space Sta…

Jul 12, 2022

AppEEARS Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search USGS EarthExplorer

LP DAAC has a planned power outage scheduled for 12 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 15, 2022, through 4 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, July 17, 2022. In addition to the weekend downtime, LP DAAC will be upgrading hardware systems beginning at 8 a.m. Centr…

Jul 06, 2022

AppEEARS Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search USGS EarthExplorer

All LP DAAC systems, including the website will be taken offline for a planned power outage starting at 12 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 15, 2022. Maintenance planned for the weekend will cause an extended interruption of LP DAAC data distribution. Th…

Jul 06, 2022

Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra+Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Multi-Angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction (MAIAC…

Jul 01, 2022

AppEEARS Combined MODIS

Version 3.6 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released.

The release includes the addition of two Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 tiled data products from NASA’s Land…

Jun 30, 2022

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 …

Jun 07, 2022

Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra and Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6.1 Land Cover Dynamics data product. The MCD12Q2 V6.1 data…

Jun 07, 2022

Suomi NPP VIIRS

Recent satellite maneuvers have signaled the eventual retirement of the Terra and Aqua satellites along with the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors. This…

Jun 06, 2022

G-LiHT

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) Hyperspectral Radiance (GLRADS) data product.

The purpose of G-LiHT’s Hyperspectral Radiance data product (GLRADS) is to provide high-resolut…

Jun 01, 2022

AppEEARS Terra MODIS

NASA Earthdata’s User Profile series recently featured Dr. David Thoma, an ecologist with the National Park Service's Inventory and Monitoring Program and a member of the LP DAAC User Working Group. Dr. Thoma uses Terra MODIS Vegetation Indices data,…

May 24, 2022

The LP DAAC is excited to announce the integration of Landsat 9 data into the Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 Operational Land Imager Surface Reflectance and TOA Brightness Daily Global 30m (HLSL30) data product. Data processed for the HLSL30 data product f…