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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)…

June 19, 2018

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search DAAC2Disk Utility S-NPP VIIRS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce availability of the new NASA-produced Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Vegetation Indices Version 1 da…

June 5, 2018

Data Pool NASA Earthdata Search DAAC2Disk Utility S-NPP VIIRS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce availability of the new NASA produced Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Leaf Area Index (LAI)/Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) Vers…

May 31, 2018

Web Map Service (WMS) Combined MODIS

On June 18, 2018, the LP DAAC will be updating the Web Map Service (WMS) layer for the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) land cover classification data layer from the Terra and Aqua Combined MODIS Land Cover data. The current WMS layer fr…

May 30, 2018

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 three Terra and Aqua Combined Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Version 6 global Multi-Angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correc…

May 15, 2018

AppEEARS 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 data products at 500 meter (m) (MCD12Q1…

April 24, 2018

AppEEARS Terra MODIS

Version 2.7 of the Aρρlication for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. Users can now access the Terra MODIS Version 6 Land/Water Mask data product (MOD44W), which is available in yearly intervals from 2000 to 2015…