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March 25, 2019

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search DAAC2Disk Utility Combined MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Terra and Aqua combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6 global Land Cover Dynamics data product (MCD12Q2 V6). The…

March 20, 2019

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the release of a new LP DAAC website on March 25, 2019. While the web address (https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/) will be the same, the aesthetic and organization of the website …

March 19, 2019

Aqua MODIS Terra MODIS

There has been a temporary delay in the production of the Terra and Aqua MODIS Land Surface Temperature (MOD/MYD11s) products with acquisitions starting February 18, 2019. Production is expected to resume soon, and we apologize for the inconvenience to us…

March 11, 2019

ECOSTRESS

The ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) will measure the temperature of plants and use that information to better understand how much water plants need and how they respond to stress.

The ECOSTRESS Science Team a…

Feb. 28, 2019

AppEEARS HEG

The downloadable MODIS Reprojection Tool (MRT) and MRTSwath tool have been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA's HDF-EOS to GeoTIFF (HEG) downloadable conversion tool or the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AppEE…

Feb. 22, 2019

AppEEARS

Version 2.16 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 the National …
Feb. 15, 2019

The downloadable MODIS Reprojection Tool (MRT) and MRTSwath tool will be retired on February 28, 2019. Users are encouraged to download these tools prior to February 28th. Note: No updates or maintenance will be done on the tools after February 28th. Oth…

Feb. 12, 2019

AppEEARS S-NPP VIIRS

Version 2.15 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 S-NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Bidirec…
Feb. 5, 2019

GEDI

GEDI, or Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI), was successfully launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on-board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on December 5, 2018 and is now in its commis…

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 …