Release of AppEEARS Version 3.33

Aug 01, 2023

Version 3.33 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release includes the addition of the U.S. National Park Service’s (NPS) Daily and Monthly Historical Water Balance Model version 1.5 data products for the Continental United States (CONUS). For more information on these data, check out the User Guide for Gridded Water Balance Model Dataset.

This AρρEEARS release also includes the removal of all Terra MODIS, Aqua MODIS, and combined Terra+Aqua Version 6.0 MODIS datasets, with the exception of the Land Water Mask (MOD44W) data product, from AρρEEARS. Users are encouraged to submit their samples with MODIS Version 6.1 data products now. See the MODIS Version 6.0 Land Data Products Decommissioned news announcement for more details.

About AρρEEARS

AρρEEARS offers a simple and efficient way to perform data access and transformation processes by enabling users to download only the data they need. AρρEEARS provides access to a wide range of geospatial data from multiple federal archives, including MODIS aboard the Terra and Aqua satellites, the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission, USGS Landsat ARD, Daymet gridded weather parameters, and population information from the Gridded Population of the World (GPW) collection.

A complete listing of data products available in AρρEEARS can be found on the Available Products list. Additional resources for using AρρEEARS are also available:

View the AρρEEARS changelog at

Have questions? Contact LP DAAC User Services at