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May 15, 2013


On May 15th, LP DAAC enabled MODIS Reprojection Tool (MRT) and HDF-EOS to GeoTIFF Conversion Tool (HEG) processing services through Reverb. This allows users to specify projection, spatial subsetting, resampling, and output formatting options for a subset…

May 09, 2013

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC will shut off anonymous FTP download capability for ASTER and MODIS on June 4, 2013. After this date, LP DAAC users will be required to use HTTP to download ASTER and MODIS data.

The HTTP updates are designed to increase performance and improve…

Mar 20, 2013

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

In order to serve the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) user community more effectively, the LP DAAC will transition from FTP to HTTP for ASTER and MODIS downloads.

The HTTP updates are designed to increase performance and improve …

Dec 19, 2012

Data Pool Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The Land Processes (LP) DAAC is undergoing a conversion from FTP to HTTP downloads. Newly acquired ASTER and MODIS data will continue to be retrievable from the LP DAAC Data Pool without interruption. However, Reverb users may experience a minor delay dur…

Aug 31, 2012

During early September, 2012, 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…

Aug 20, 2012


In July 2012, the MEaSUREs Vegetation Phenology and Vegetation Index Products from Multiple Long Term Satellite Data Records (VIP) project released version 2 of its vegetation index products. The product suite is comprised of daily, 7-day, 15-day, and mon…

Jul 18, 2012


LP DAAC announces the release of Version 1.5 Land Data Operational Product Evaluation (LDOPE) tools that are now configured in three software packages to serve the Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX system platforms. Software bugs reported for a couple of tools …

Jul 13, 2012


The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history stared on June 23, in the pine forests just northwest of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire spread quickly burning over 5,000 acres by June 26 and more than 18,000 acres the next day. Nearly 350 homes we…

Jun 20, 2012

Combined MODIS

LP DAAC announces the release of V051 Terra and Aqua MODIS Land Cover Type (Short name: MCD12Q1) and Land Cover Type CMG (Short name: MCD12C1) products. Both the yearly global 500 m (MCD12Q1) and the yearly global 0.05 degrees CMG (MCD12C1) collections sp…

May 17, 2012


(Author's Note 5/18/2020: At the time of publishing these references were available online, some resources may no longer be available.)


LP DAAC has updated…

May 01, 2012


A majority of MODIS V004 products was decommissioned in March 2009, and a few product collections (Land Surface Temperature, Land Cover, and Climate Modeling Grid products) were retained and publicly available.

Based on current directions from the MODIS Sc…

Apr 26, 2012

The Land Processes (LP) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), in cooperation with the Department of Interior Remote Sensing Working Group conducted a Land Remote Sensing Data Access Workshop in Denver during March 13 and 14, 2012. The workshop was a j…

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…