From Terra to Terra Firma
NASA’s Terra mission soon will shift from its operations phase to what NASA terms Phase F: decommissioning. Here's what this means for the upcoming years of this groundbreaking satellite. (April 19)
VIIRS Instruments Become More Essential As Terra and Aqua Drift from their Traditional Orbits
Recent maneuvers by NASA in February 2020 and March 2021 signal the eventual retirement of the agency's Terra and Aqua satellites, paving the way for the VIIRS instruments of the Joint Polar Satellite System to take the lead in providing critical Earth system observations. (April 6)
ORNL DAAC Releases GEDI Level 4B Dataset Offering Gridded Estimates of Aboveground Biomass Density
The latest dataset from the GEDI mission provides gridded estimates of aboveground biomass density at greater accuracy and resolution than previously available. (April 5)
Harmony: Subset, Regrid, and Reproject Data in the Cloud
Harmony, NASA’s Earthdata Cloud Services System, allows users to produce analysis-ready data by subsetting, reprojecting, and converting data to a cloud-optimized format. (March 31)
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