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May 29, 2007

Combined MODIS

Unlike MODIS V004 MOD43, the V005 BRDF, Albedo, and NBAR products are known as MCD43. Both Terra and Aqua data are used in the generation of the new V005 products, providing the highest probability for quality input data and designating them as "MCD,…

May 08, 2007

Terra ASTER

On May 9, 2007, the LP DAAC began offering ASTER On-Demand Level-2 and Level-3 products through GloVis. Additionally, all ASTER products on GloVis now include a DVD media ordering option. ASTER products requested via FTP cost $80 (US) per granule and $91 …

Apr 05, 2007

Terra MODIS

The University of Maryland MODIS Land Science Computing Facility would like to make the following statement concerning the version of MOD44B (Vegetation Continuous Fields (VCF)) that has been distributed since February 7, 2007 (MOD44B.004).

The collection …

Mar 16, 2007

On March 28, 2007, the LP DAAC began offering DVD as an option for ASTER distribution. The DVD ordering option for ASTER will be available through the EOS Data Gateway (EDG). ASTER pricing on DVD media will be $91 (US) per granule, with the exception of t…

Feb 26, 2007

Terra ASTER

On March 5, 2007, the LP DAAC started offering a new suite of ASTER Level-3 on-demand Orthorectified Image products. An orthorectified image is similar to a map with near-vertical views for every location. These products are generated using ASTER Level-1A…

Jan 08, 2007

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.)


MODIS began processing Terra, Aqua, and Combined data acquisitions from January …

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 06, 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 01, 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…