Announcements

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2018-11-14 PO.DAAC FTP RETIREMENT: Important Information for Users PO.DAAC is reaching out to you to follow up on your effort to utilize PO.DAAC Drive for browsing and retrieving data at PO.DAAC.  Our goal is to reduce the operational impact to our users that are transitioning away from anonymous FTP, and also provide a higher level of operational support and...
2018-11-13 Updated PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool, version 4.3.0 We are pleased to announce an update to the PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool. Version 4.3.0 is now available online at https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/soto/. For questions or to provide...
2018-11-05 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) V3.0 Dataset from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the version 3.0 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) data from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS).  Several enhancements over the previous release are implemented including: Use of Version 4 L1B SMAP RFI filtered...
2018-10-22 NASA Earthdata Webinar on 10/24 – Goodbye FTP Please join us for the upcoming NASA Earthdata Webinar "Goodbye FTP, New Ways to Access NASA's Physical Oceanography Data at PO.DAAC" on Wednesday, October 24th! NASA is in the process of deprecating the use of the FTP protocol for data and information access. In line with these efforts, the...
2018-10-16 NASA EOSDIS Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey 2018 Last week, Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) users received an email invitation from CFI Group on behalf of NASA. This message will ask you to participate in a web-based survey of NASA Earth Science data and services. PO.DAAC is one of twelve NASA Earth Observing...
2018-10-02 JPL Aquarius-CAP Version 5.0 Datasets Released The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of new Level-2 and 3 datasets from the Combined Active-Passive (CAP) Algorithm applied to the version 5.0, end of mission Aquarius/SAC-D data. The CAP datasets are developed and produced by...
2018-09-24 CYGNSS Ends Production of V2.0 Data Last Friday, on 21 September 2018, we had announced the public release of the  CYGNSS Version 2.1 dataset. More information on that release is available here: https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/...
2018-09-21 CYGNSS Public Science Data Release Version 2.1 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) Version 2.1 Science Data Record. CYGNSS is a NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder Mission collecting the first frequent space‐based measurements of ocean surface wind speeds in the inner...
2018-08-20 GFZ GRACE Level-2 RL06 datasets release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the GRACE Level-2 Release 06 (RL06) datasets from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).  These datasets complete the release of GRACE Level-2 RL06 products (see...
2018-07-27 IPRC/SOEST Optimally Interpolated Sea Surface Salinity (OISSS) Aquarius V5.0 Dataset Released The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Level 4 optimally interpolated, 0.5 degree, near-global, 7-day sea surface salinity (OISSS) product for version 5.0 of the Aquarius/SAC-D dataset. ...
2018-07-16 UTCSR/JPL GRACE Level-2 RL06 datasets release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the GRACE Level-1/Level-2 Release-06 (RL06) datasets from the University of Texas Center of Space Research (CSR) and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).  The RL06 has made several significant improvements and updates from the current...
2018-07-03 Aquarius Ancillary Celestial Sky Microwave Emission Map Dataset Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Aquarius celestial sky microwave emission map ancillary dataset from GSFC.  This product contains three maps of L-band (wavelength = 21 cm) brightness temperature of the celestial sky used in the processing of the NASA Aquarius instrument...
2018-06-13 Upcoming upgrade of near-real time OSI SAF and EARS ASCAT wind products The following message has been forwarded to all registered PO.DAAC users on behalf of the KNMI Scatterometer Team. Please direct all related inquiries to scat@knmi.nl. Dear wind product user, We are planning to upgrade the near-real time OSI SAF and EARS ASCAT 25...
2018-06-05 Deprecation of FTP at PO.DAAC NASA is in the process of deprecating the use of the FTP protocol for data and information access. PO.DAAC is pleased to offer PO.DAAC Drive as a robust FTP alternative for browsing and retrieving data at PO.DAAC.  It offers file navigation and download through an interface served directly through...
2018-05-31 Scheduled System Maintenance (PO.DAAC LAS, SOTO and MCC) Please be informed that the following PO.DAAC public services may experience intermittent downtime during the scheduled upgrade window on 6/4/2018 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST. Service Impacted: Live Access Server (LAS) (L3 Subsetter):...
2018-05-10 Operational release of PO.DAAC Drive PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the operational release of PO.DAAC Drive, version 1.4.3:  https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/drive/ PO.DAAC Drive provides an FTP alternative for browsing and retrieving data at PO.DAAC.  It...
2018-04-25 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) V2.0 70km Dataset from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of updated version 2.0 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) data from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) at a spatial resolution of 70km.   As is the case for the 40-km resolution product, the 70-km product is resampled...
2018-04-23 Public Release of MetOp-A ASCAT Climate Data Record (CDR) Datasets The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the MetOp-A ASCAT Level 2 Climate Data Record (CDR) datasets provided by the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) Ocean and Sea Ice...
2018-04-11 Public Release of RapidScat Level 2B Climate Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Footprints Version 2.0 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the “RapidScat Level 2B Climate Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Footprints Version 2.0” (hereafter L2B Version 2.0) dataset. This dataset consists of Version 2.0 L2B science-quality ocean surface wind vector retrievals from the RapidScat Ku-band...
2018-04-09 NAVO VIIRS-NPP L2P version 3.0 dataset released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) GHRSST VIIRS-NPP Level-2P version 3.0 (v3.0) datasets. The v3.0 is upgraded from the current v2.0 with several significant improvements in processing algorithms, including contamination detection, cloud...

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