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Dec. 20, 2018

AppEEARS Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) will be decommissioning the Terra and Aqua Combined MODIS Version 5.1 Land Cover Type data products on January 7, 2019. These annual products at 500 meter (m) (MCD12Q1) and 5,600 m (MCD12C1) s…

Nov. 28, 2018

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search DAAC2Disk Utility Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

The MODIS Aqua Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) Version 6 data products (MYD21s) from July 2002 to present have been reprocessed to correct science data quality issues that were present when the data were initially released. The MYD21 d…

Nov. 26, 2018

AppEEARS Aqua MODIS Combined MODIS S-NPP VIIRS Terra MODIS

Version 2.13 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

  • The availability of the new NASA-produced Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Vegetation In…
Nov. 15, 2018

AppEEARS

The Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) will be unavailable beginning on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 6 am CST as the development team performs maintenance. The duration of the downtime is anticipated to last through…

Nov. 1, 2018

The LP DAAC’s DAAC2Disk Web-based Interface has been retired. Users are still able to access the LP DAAC’s DAAC2Disk utility, which is available as a script that can be downloaded and executed from the command line. Alternatively, users are encouraged to …

Oct. 24, 2018

GloVis Terra ASTER

The ASTER Level 1 Precision Terrain Corrected Registered At-Sensor Radiance (AST_L1T) V003 data product is now available for visualization and download from the USGS Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis). In 2017, GloVis was redesigned to address changing …

Oct. 17, 2018

The DAAC2Disk Web-Based Interface will be retired on November 1, 2018. Users will still be able to access the LP DAAC’s DAAC2Disk utility, which is available as a script that can be downloaded and executed from the command line. Alternatively, users are e…

Sept. 5, 2018

NASA Earthdata Search Terra ASTER

All ASTER Level 1A and Level 1T scenes have been reassessed for cloud cover using the MODIS Version 6.1 cloud mask. As a result, about 1% of all ASTER Level-1A and Level-1T scenes show a cloud-coverage change of 25% or larger. Scenes acquired in high and …

Aug. 29, 2018

Terra ASTER

NASA Earthdata's User Profile series recently featured Dr. Mike Ramsey, Professor of Volcanology and Planetary Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr.Ramsey uses NASA Earth science data to study the spectral emissivity of volcanic products like …

Aug. 7, 2018

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search DAAC2Disk Utility MEaSUREs VCF

The MEaSUREs Vegetation Continuous Fields (VCF) Yearly Global 0.05 Deg (VCF5KYR) Version 1 data product has been reprocessed to correct for errors that were found after the data were initially released. VCF5KYR provides global fractional vegetation cover …

July 27, 2018

ECOSTRESS

The ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station, or ECOSTRESS, is NASA’s newest Earth-observing mission that will monitor temperature changes in plants from space and provide insight into plant health. Following a successful instal…

July 19, 2018

AppEEARS Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search Aqua MODIS

The MODIS Aqua Net Evapotranspiration 8-Day L4 Global 500 m SIN Grid (MYD16A2) Version 6 data set has been reprocessed to correct systematic errors that occurred when the data were initially released for years 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.The data pro…

July 12, 2018

AppEEARS S-NPP VIIRS

Version 2.9 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AppEEARS) has been released. This release includes the following:

  • The availability of the new NASA-produced Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Leaf Area Inde…
July 10, 2018

ECOSTRESS

ECOSTRESS, or ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station, was successfully launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on-board a NASA-contracted, SpaceX cargo resupply mission from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fl…

June 25, 2018

NASA Earthdata Search

Landsat data from 1972 to 1999 are now available in NASA's Earthdata Search for discovery, visualization, and ordering.The recently released Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS) Collection 1(C1)Level-1 dataset from the U.S.Geological Survey (USGS)…