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DAAC Updates


NEW Earthdata Forum Enters Testing Phase

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) in cooperation with ESDIS has created a new ESDIS Cross-DAAC Forum for Earth Science knowledge discovery and distribution.

New MISR Version 23 Aerosol Product Publication

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) project and the NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) announce that a new publication describing the latest versions of the MISR Level 2 (L2) Aerosol Product and the Level 3 (L3) Component Global A

TES L3 R15 Product Release

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) and the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) Science Team announce the public release of L3 R15 products. On June 4, 2019 the generation of final full TES dataset began processing.

CALIOP V4.20 L3 Tropospheric Aerosol Formal Release Announcement

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Data Release Date: October 9, 2019
Version: 4.20
Data Date Range: June 13, 2006 to present


SAGE III/ISS Payload Powered Off - Now Operational

Friday, October 4, 2019

10/23/2019: Update - After 27 days spent in survival mode during the ELC4 power loss, remove and replace (R&R) activities, the operations team successfully completed the SAGE III payload activation on 10/21/2019 at 2:15pm ET (18:15 UTC) following the week-long ISS activities