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ACTIVATE Conducts Summer 2021 Deployment

In May of 2021, the Aerosol Cloud meteorology Interactions over the western Atlantic Experiment (ACTIVATE) returned to operations for a summer 2021 deployment. This deployment is part of a 5-year field campaign to investigate the atmospheric impacts of marine boundary layer clouds. Pictured are shallow cumulus clouds during a cold air outbreak from the NASA UC-12 King Air from a science flight conducted on March 1, 2020. The King Air flies in coordination with the HU-25 Falcon to acquire in-situ and remote sensing measurements of the atmosphere. More information about ACTIVATE can be obtained from the ASDC’s Data in Action: “Advancing Aerosol-Cloud-Meteorology Knowledge through ACTIVATE.” The ASDC provides all currently available publication-quality data for the first two deployments of ACTIVATE.

Image Credit: Armin Sorooshian/University of Arizona

Recent DAAC Updates

MOPITT V9 L2 and L3 Product Release

Aug. 19, 2021, 8 a.m.

The MOPITT/NCAR team announces the release of Version 9 (V9) Level 2 and Level 3 retrieval products for carbon monoxide (CO) for the years 2000 …

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POWER Web Services Portal Version 2 Now Available

Aug. 16, 2021, 8 a.m.

POWER DAV Daily AllSkyIrradiance

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S-NPP Spacecraft Instruments in Safe Mode (Fixed)

Aug. 9, 2021, 8 a.m.

On August 3, 2021 the Suomi-NPP (S-NPP) spacecraft experienced a pointing anomaly from 12:46:45 UTC to 22:28 UTC. During this event, all instruments aboard entered …

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Introducing the New MISR Near Real-Time Aerosol Product

July 20, 2021, 8 a.m.

Recently, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and NASA Langley Atmospheric Data Center (ASDC) released a new MISR near real-time (NRT) aerosol product, which is …

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