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May 31, 2023

AppEEARS Aqua MODIS ECOSTRESS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

NASA Earthdata’s User Profile series recently featured Dr. Helen Poulos, a plant ecologist studying how forest fire regimes have changed in the southwest United States in response to climate change and other human impacts. Dr. Poulos is also a member of t…

May 30, 2023

Terra ASTER

ASTER Stage for Delivery (ECHO Orders) through NASA Earthdata Search will be suspended from 8:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, through 9:00 AM EDT on Thursday, June 1, 2023, due to planned maintenance.

The following datasets will be impacted by this mai…

May 25, 2023

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search MEaSUREs GLanCE

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the expansion of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Global Land Cover Mapping and Estimation (GLanCE) data product with the inclusion of data for the European continent.…

May 18, 2023

ECOSTRESS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce that ECOSTRESS has now successfully returned to 5-band mode after being in 3-band mode since 2019. This feature was successfully enabled following a Data Processing Unit…

May 18, 2023

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) Level 1C gridded (ECO_L1CG_RAD) and tiled (ECO_L1CT_RAD) top of atmosphere calibrated radiance Version 2 data produc…

May 15, 2023

AppEEARS

Version 3.29 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the addition of the NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Geostationary Ear…

May 10, 2023

NASA Earthdata Search EMIT

Please join us for a public Community Webinar May 12, 2023 at 9am PT for an introduction to the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission, status update, and discussion of application areas.

Webinar Link: EMIT Community Webinar – EMIT …

Apr 26, 2023

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC will cease distribution of MODIS Version 6 land data products in July. This will include all Terra MODIS, Aqua MODIS, and the combined Terra+Aqua MODIS datasets. These products will no longer be available for search and download from NASA’s Ea…

Apr 25, 2023

ECOSTRESS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) Level 2 gridded land surface temperature and emissivity (LSTE) and gridded cloud mask (CLOUD) Version 2 data product…

Apr 17, 2023

EMIT

NASA launched the Earth surface Mineral dust source InvesTigation (EMIT) instrument to the International Space Station (ISS) on July 14, 2022. Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES)-2023 program element A.32 Earth Surface Mineral Dust …

Apr 17, 2023

EMIT

Public lecture April 20, 2023 at 7pm PT on the Earth surface Mineral dust source InvesTigation. Learn about how EMIT detects greenhouse gases and looks at mineral composition in arid lands and deserts with Dr. Robert Green, the mission’s Principal Investi…

Apr 10, 2023

Terra ASTER

The status of Terra ASTER data production following the Terra Constellation Exit Maneuvers (CEMs) is listed below:

  • Terra ASTER data products acquired prior to October 11, 2022, are available for on-demand ordering, production, and distribution through NASA…
Mar 31, 2023

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 …

Mar 21, 2023

NOAA-20 VIIRS Suomi NPP VIIRS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the upcoming summer 2023 release of NASA Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 land data products. The VIIRS Version 2 release will include data products from both the Suomi National Polar-orbiting …

Mar 20, 2023

GEDI

The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) instrument has paused acquisition of science data for a period of 13 to 18 months in anticipation of it’s move to an alternate location on the International Space Station (ISS).

Last month, NASA issued the…