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Feb 22, 2024

Terra MODIS

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the release of the MODIS/Terra Land Water Mask Derived from MODIS and SRTM Level 3 Global Version 6.1 (MOD44W) data product with a 250 meter spatial resolution. Version …

Feb 15, 2024

Interested in exploring open science and cloud practices? The NASA Openscapes DAAC Mentors, including the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), welcome applications to this spring’s 2024 NASA Openscapes Champions Cohort!

This mentorsh…

Feb 15, 2024

Please join the Applied Earth Observations Innovation Partnership (AEOIP) and LP DAAC for a 1-hour virtual webinar on March 5, 2024 from 3:00-4:00 pm CT discussing the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission and open-source resources for us…

Feb 06, 2024

EMIT

Please join NASA’s JPL EMIT Science Team and the LP DAAC for a 2-hour virtual workshop on the derivation of and how to utilize the methane data products (EMITL2BCH4ENH v001 and EMITL2BCH4PLM v001) from the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (…

Jan 29, 2024

Terra ASTER

The LP DAAC will have an extended preventative maintenance (PM) period starting on January 31, 2024, at 7:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) until 7:00 a.m. on February 2, 2024. During this time, the LP DAAC website will be unavailable. ASTER orders and …

Jan 24, 2024

AppEEARS

Version 3.45 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) has been released. This release adds the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Surface Reflectance, Thermal Anomalies and Fires, and Leaf …

Jan 18, 2024

Terra ASTER

The production of AURA Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) data aboard NASA’s Aura satellite has been discontinued as of October 6, 2023. Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on-demand higher level product orders for ASTER …

Jan 10, 2024

NOAA-20 VIIRS Suomi NPP VIIRS

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Version 2 Water Reservoir product suite. The VIIRS Version 2 release includes data products from both the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnershi…

Dec 28, 2023

HEG Terra ASTER

The GeoTIFF order option for ASTER data products was restored on 1/24/2024.

During a routine operations system upgrade it was discovered that the HDF-EOS to GeoTIFF (HEG) tool used by the Science Scalable Scripts-based Science Processor for Missions (S4PM)…

Dec 21, 2023

LPJ-PROSAIL

NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the release of LPJ-PROSAIL Level 2 Global Simulated Dynamic Surface Reflectance (LPJ_L2_SSREF) Version 2 data product at a 0.5 degree (~50 kilometer) spatial resoluti…

Dec 18, 2023

EMIT

NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission has produced the first-of-a-kind global maps of surface minerals in arid regions. Read NASA JPL’s article “NASA Sensor Produces First Global Maps of Surface Minerals in Arid Region…

Dec 15, 2023

Web Services Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC's Inventory Web Service has been decommissioned. Users are encouraged to use NASA’s Earthdata Search or NASA's Common Metadata Repository (CMR) API as viable replacement for data search needs. Earthdata Search is an online platform t…

Dec 11, 2023

Web Services Combined MODIS Terra ASTER Terra MODIS

The LP DAAC's Inventory Web Service will be decommissioned on December 15, 2023. Users are encouraged to transition to NASA’s Earthdata Search or NASA's Common Metadata Repository (CMR) API as viable replacement for data search needs. Earthdata …

Dec 04, 2023

Data Pool

The LP DAAC will have an extended preventative maintenance (PM) period starting on December 6, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST). A list of impacts to users and estimated timelines are below.

  • Unavailable or offline on December 6, 2023, from 8:…
Nov 27, 2023

LPJ-PROSAIL

NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the release of LPJ-PROSAIL Level 2 Global Simulated Dynamic Surface Reflectance (LPJ_L2_SSREF) Version 1 data product at a 0.5 degree (~50 kilometer) spatial resoluti…