Another new data product from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's LiDAR, Hyperspectral and Thermal Imager (G-LiHT) airborne system has been released at NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC). The G-LiHT LiDAR Point Cloud product provides individual LiDAR return data, including 3D coordinates, classified ground returns, above ground level heights, and LiDAR apparent reflectance. The point cloud consists of LiDAR returns with a density of more than 10 points per square meter. Observations from this product are acquired over locally defined areas in North America. Image: G-LiHT LiDAR Point Cloud is shown over a portion of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in March 2015. Learn more about the data.
NASA's Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (ORNL DAAC) recently released the following Atmospheric Tomography Mission (ATom) dataset by Tobiska, W.K. (2021): ATom: ARMAS Program Absorbed and Equivalent Radiation Dose Rates for ATom-1 Campaign. This dataset contains absorbed radiation dose rates in silicon from the Automated Radiation Measurements for Aerospace Safety (ARMAS) system along ATom flight paths for the ATom-1 campaign conducted in July and August 2016. Absorbed dose rates measure how much energy is deposited in matter by ionizing radiation per unit time. Radiation sources can be from galactic cosmic rays, solar energetic particles, or Van Allen radiation belt energetic particles and can have adverse effects on human tissue and aerospace electronics as well as profound effects on chemical species in the atmosphere. Discover and access data
Through Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, Zero Hunger, the United Nations proposes to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture by 2030. NASA helps develop tools to address food security and works with decision-makers and data users to tailor these tools to specific locations and user needs. These efforts help address issues like water management for irrigation, crop-type identification and land use, drought preparedness, and famine early warnings. Find NASA data related to food security, along with resources for using these data, in the new SDG 2 Data Pathfinder.
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Reading, Writing, and Remote Sensing: NASA Earth Observing Data Go to School
My NASA Data uses NASA Earth observing data to improve data literacy for students in grades 3-12.
NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Scientific Information Policy on Open Science
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Webinar: Learn How to Access and Acquire NASA Level-1 Data and Atmosphere Products from LAADS DAAC
Event Date: September 22, 2021
Join us for an overview of NASA's LAADS DAAC, its Level-1 and atmospheric data products, and to explore different options to search, discover, and acquire the data.
User Profile: Dr. Nadia Smith
Data from NASA’s GES DISC helps scientists like Dr. Nadia Smith build and improve retrieval systems that provide important information to climate scientists and meteorologists around the globe.
New ESDIS Team Members Ensure Users Can Access and Use the Ever-Growing Volumes of NASA Earth Science Data
Expertise and skill of new ESDIS hires will help the project manage the growth of EOSDIS data collections and enhance users’ experience
Nine Space-Agency Partners Join NASA to Expand Global Participation in 10th Annual International Space Apps Challenge
Registration is now open for this year’s virtual hackathon, which will take place October 2-3
SeaHawk Mission Proves CubeSats Are a Viable Option for Collecting Credible Scientific Data
With its high-resolution HawkEye instrument, SeaHawk has shown CubeSats are an inexpensive and timely way to obtain high-quality ocean color data—and it tilts!
ORNL DAAC Releases First GEDI Level 4 Dataset Offering Predictions of Aboveground Biomass Density
New dataset provides the first high-resolution 3D aboveground biomass density estimates for tropical and temperate forests around the globe
Webinar: Toward Analysis Ready Data—Programmatically Discover, Access, and Subset Daymet V4 Data with Python and ArcGIS
Event Date: August 31, 2021
The Daymet dataset provides long-term, continuous, gridded estimates of daily weather and climatology variables across North America. Join us for an introduction to the Daymet Version 4 Data Collection and for a demonstration on how to programmatically discover and subset Daymet data to a region and time period of interest.
Satellites Help Improve Crop Yields in India
Satellites provide crucial information for researchers to monitor and help improve agricultural productivity in India.
Announcing the EO Dashboard Hackathon Winners
Over 4,300 people competed in the Earth Observation (EO) Dashboard Hackathon. Find out which eight projects are Global Winners.
ESDIS Monthly Metrics: September 2021
Metrics from previous months are organized by month, and users can access the ESDIS Monthly Metrics Archive.
End of lance-modis C6 Land processing announcement
Lance-modis processing of C6 Land products will end in nrt3 with dataday 2021-296 (2021-10-23) and no further products will appear under https://...
New PO.DAAC animation now available!
FrontpageSea Surface Salinity Comparison from ECCO and SMAP JPL (2015-2017) Link: https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/animations/Sea-Surface-Salinity-...
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