The MODIS Data Pool @ LP DAAC was released on July 26, 2005 to enable access to LP DAAC MODIS Data Pool products via product type, tile, and map selections. Separate methods are offered for Tile Grid Products and Climate Modeling Grid Products.
The Data Pool is an online archive that provides FTP access to selected LP DAAC data products that are distributed at no charge. ASTER Data Pool coverage includes the United States and Territories. MODIS coverage is global. MODIS daily products are retained for 4 days, all others for 12 months. There is no scheduled removal cycle for ASTER products.