Access to the Data Pool is suspended during weekly
maintenance. The availability of data products is subject to change.
Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) no longer allows "drag and drop" FTP access.
Set up IE7 for FTP sessions:
Select "Tools", "Internet Options",
"Advanced" tab, "Enable FTP folder view (outside of Internet
Explorer)" under "Browsing".
Use IE7 for FTP sessions:
a) Select "View", "Open FTP site in Windows Explorer" or
b) Open Windows Explorer and enter the URL for the FTP site in the address bar
Safari 3 users may have difficulty obtaining data via web
and FTP interface.
Data Pool Web Access Client, including theme drill down, will
retire on September 1, 2013. Data access will remain via FTP and OPeNDAP.
The Data Pool is an on-line data cache that provides FTP access to select
ASDC data products. Specially subsetted and/or reformatted MISR data products
supporting field campaigns are also available.
Passive FTP mode is required to access the Data Pool from the command line
as "ftp -p l5eil01.larc.nasa.gov", where the system translates to
"lower case L 5ei lower case L zero one .larc.nasa.gov".
A UNIX C shell script method may be used to assist in downloading files from
the Data Pool (Readme |
Data files are stored in directories based on data product and acquisition
date. Corresponding metadata files are also available in Extensible Markup
Language (XML) format.