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Earthdata Forum Virtual Launch

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

You are invited to the official launch of the new Earthdata User Forum on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 11AM for a demonstration.

MOPITT V7 Product Discontinuance

Monday, December 30, 2019

With the recent release of the MOPITT Version 8 Level 2 and Level 3 products, the MOPITT team expects to discontinue production of Version 7 products after their annual calibration event in March 2020.

CALIPSO LIDAR L3 GEWEX Cloud Standard Product Release

Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) at NASA Langley Research Center in collaboration with the CALIPSO mission team announces the release of a new CALIPSO lidar level 3 (L3) Global Energy and Water cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Cloud product.

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