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March 30, 2004

Combined MODIS

MODIS/Terra+Aqua, or Combined, products are generated using a combination of Terra and Aqua acquisitions to optimize data quality. Current production includes only the BRDF and Albedo products; see the Products page of the LP DAAC Web site for more inform…

March 30, 2004

Data Pool Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC now has over forty terabytes of selected MODIS and ASTER products available quickly, on-line, and free of charge. Nearly 250,000 scenes of over fifty different product types are located on the LP DAAC's Data Pool, and are accessible throu…

March 30, 2004

Welcome to the MODIS Swath Reprojection Tool (MRT Swath) distribution page. The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) has sponsored the development of a software tool for re-projecting MODIS Level 1-B and Level 2 swath data to gridded…

March 30, 2004

LDOPE

The MODIS Land Data Operational Product Evaluation (LDOPE) software tools were developed by the MODIS LDOPE Team to assist with the analysis and quality assessment of the MODIS Land products.

MODIS LDOPE Tools are available at the LP DAAC Web site.

Jan. 29, 2004

Data Pool Aqua MODIS

The LP DAAC began removing the Aqua MODIS version 003 data products from the Data Pool starting January 29, 2004 in order to make space available for Aqua MODIS version 004 data products. Our plan is to reload the Data Pool with the Aqua MODIS version 004…

Nov. 29, 2003

Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

On November 20, 2003, the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) data archive holdings at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science Center (EROS) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota crossed the one petabyte thr…

Oct. 15, 2003

On October 16, 2003, a Shopping Cart feature was added to the ASTER Browse Tool. This enables customers to order ASTER Level 1B data using the ASTER Browse Tool, with product distribution via FTP and several media options. The previous search and browse v…

Oct. 1, 2003

It is now possible to select up to ten product specific attributes (PSA) when performing a search for a specific sensor on the EDG. PSAs are additional metadata attributes which enable users to refine search criteria to filter out a specifically defined s…

Oct. 1, 2003

Effective March 1, 2003, ASTER, MODIS, and Landsat 7 data ordered from the EDG by FTP will be available for at least 5 calendar days. The data will be available until the expiration date listed on the FTP e-mail notification. Data files that have been com…

Oct. 1, 2003

A Memorandum of Understanding was made and entered into between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to place the active short- and long-term archives for experimental land remotely sensed data obt…

Sept. 30, 2003

September 11 and 12, 2006ASTER and MODIS Workshop at Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Wednesday, April 6, 2005ASTER and MODIS Workshop at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2005
Denver, CO

Sunday, March 13, 2005ASTER Workshop at the 3rd…

Sept. 30, 2003

Thursdays, 4 pm - 8 pm CST (2300 Thursday - 0300 Friday GMT)
Access to Landsat 7, ASTER and MODIS data products will be unavailable during this weekly scheduled downtime required for ongoing system maintenance and upgrades.

First Saturdays, of each month, V…

June 1, 2002

July 15-19, 2002
University of Montana, Missoula, MT USA

The MODIS Land team will be convening a workshop open to the at-large science community interested in MODIS vegetation variables (VI/LAI/FPAR/NPP). This suite of variables was chosen by NASA to meet t…

Feb. 24, 2000

Terra MODIS

This image of the Mississippi Delta was acquired on February 24, 2000 and is one of the first scenes acquired by the Moderate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the EOS-Terra Spacecraft. It covers an area of 100km by 100km over New Orleans, L…

Jan. 1, 2000

Terra ASTER

Visible/near Infrared (VNIR) Image (monochrome)

This ASTER image of the San Francisco River region in Brazil was recorded in the near-infrared wavelength region (band 3N). Bright clouds and their shadows obscure some of the area, but the the river and nume…