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MOPITT V6 & V7 Processing Error

Friday, March 24, 2017

Update:  The effected files were reprocessed and redelivered as of April 10, 2017.


MOPITT Version 5 Product Conclusion

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Processing and deliveries of the MOPITT Version 5 products concluded at the end of 2016. Users of V5 products are encouraged to instead begin using the V7 product.

CALIPSO GMAO Version Bump Release Notification

Monday, December 19, 2016

A number of Version 3 CALIPSO science data products rely on the GEOS 5 FP-IT meteorological data stream of near-real-time assimilation products provided by NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO).

MISR Where on Earth…?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Are you ready for a challenge? Become a geographical detective and solve the latest mystery quiz from NASA’s MISR (Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer) instrument onboard the Terra satellite. Prize submissions for perfect scores accepted until Wednesday, November 23, at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Check out the Atmospheric Science User Forum

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The ASDC would like to bring your attention to the Atmospheric Science User Forum. The purpose of this forum is to improve user service, quality, and efficiency of NASA atmospheric science data.