The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) has released the ASTER GED Monthly Version 4.1 dataset that has been produced at 0.05° (~5 km) resolution and is in Hierarchical Data Format 5 (HDF5).These data currently have a date range from 2000 to 2015 with updates expected annually.
The LP DAAC has also decommissioned certain ASTER GED data sets in binary format and Network Common Data Format 4 (NetCDF4).Users are encouraged to use the ASTER GED datasets in HDF5. The datasets that have been decommissioned are listed below.
ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset 100-meter Binary V003- AG100B.003
ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset 1-kilometer Binary V003 - AG1kmB.003
ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset, ,Monthly, 0,05 degree, NetCDF4 V004 - AG5KMMON.004
ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset, ,Monthly, 0,05 degree, HDF5 V004 - AG5KMMOH.004
Please contact LP DAAC User Services with any questions.