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Jan 25, 2021

AppEEARS Suomi NPP VIIRS

Version 2.54 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

The addition of one of the NASA-produced Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) year…

Jan 21, 2021

HLS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of PROVISIONAL daily 30 meter (m) global Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Landsat 8 OLI Surface Reflectance and Top of Atmosphere Brightness (HLSL30) data. HLS data leverages observations from both La…

Jan 13, 2021

AppEEARS

Version 2.53 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

The availability of new versions for five Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) products from NASA’s Nation…

Jan 13, 2021

GEDI

The GEDI Science Team and LP DAAC are pleased to announce the availability of the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Level 1B Geolocated Waveform Data, Level 2A Elevation and Height Metrics Data, and Level 2B Canopy Cover and Vertical Profile …

Dec 28, 2020

ECOSTRESS

Beginning on November 16, 2020, any searches made without passing Earthdata Login credentials for ECOSTRESS L1B-L4 data from NASA’s Common Metadata Repository (CMR) or Earthdata Search may have returned only a partial listing of available granules. The is…

Dec 21, 2020

Terra MODIS

UPDATE 12/21/2020: On November 8, 2020 Terra MODIS acquisitions switched to a flexible schedule for alternating orbits to enable greater daytime coverage over polar regions. The alternating schedule is an improvement over the day/night coverage ratio of 4…

Nov 23, 2020

HLS

On October 5, 2020, the LP DAAC released the PROVISIONAL daily 30 meter (m) global Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Sentinel-2 Multi-spectral Instrument Surface Reflectance (HLSS30) Version 1.5 data to the public. The limited sample of provisional data…

Nov 20, 2020

Terra ASTER

Tasks related to the Ground Data System (GDS) network changes from the current Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) to the Science Information NETwork (SINET) scheduled for October 14 through 28, 2020 were extended through November 16, 2020. Data transfer…

Oct 30, 2020

GEDI

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Level 1B Geolocated Waveform Data, Level 2A Elevation and Height Metrics Data, and Level 2B Canopy Cover and Vertical Profile Metrics Data for Februa…

Oct 27, 2020

AppEEARS Suomi NPP VIIRS

Version 2.48 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

  • The addition of one of the NASA-produced Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) dail…
Oct 26, 2020

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS

Data inputs for the Terra and Aqua combined MCD64A1 Version 6 Burned Area data product were impacted by the Aqua MODIS science data outage on August 16 through September 2, 2020. MCD64A1 utilizes data acquired from the months directly preceding and follow…

Oct 22, 2020

Terra MODIS

On October 5, 2020 at 15:21:12, Terra MODIS experienced a Printed Wire Assembly (PWA) failure that caused partial to full science data loss where the data could not be played back because of recording on the faulty PWA. The image below shows the data gaps…

Oct 20, 2020

The LP DAAC is no longer able to incorporate Total Ozone Analysis using the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Radiometer (SBUV/2) and TOVS (TOAST) ancillary data inputs for any ASTER observations after May 27, 2020 as part of the Science Scalable Scripts-base…

Oct 07, 2020

Terra ASTER

Data transfers for ASTER L1A Reconstructed Unprocessed Instrument Data will be suspended for October 14 through 28, 2020. During this time period the Ground Data System (GDS) network will change from the current Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) to the…

Oct 05, 2020

HLS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of PROVISIONAL daily 30 meter (m) global Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Sentinel-2 Multi-spectral Instrument Surface Reflectance (HLSS30) Version 1.5 data. HLS data leverages observations from both …