Announcements

Datesort ascending Announcement Description
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...
2018-04-05 Public Release of QuikSCAT Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites Version 4.0 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the “QuikSCAT Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites Version 4.0” (hereafter L2B Version 4.0) dataset. This dataset consists of Version 4.0 Level 2B (L2B) science-quality ocean surface wind vector retrievals from the Quick...
2018-03-26 MetOp-A ASCAT 12.5-km Dataset Retirement On 5 March 2015, the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) discontinued the MetOp-A ASCAT 12.5-km Hamming spatial window netCDF dataset, as announced on their web site: http://projects.knmi.nl/scatterometer/...
2018-03-22 NOAA NCEI Level-4 ERSST version 4 and version 5 datasets released Please be informed that the PO.DAAC has released the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Level-4 Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST)  version 4 and 5 datasets. The ERSST datasets are primarily derived from the International Comprehensive Ocean–Atmosphere...
2018-02-22 JPL SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) CAP V4.0 Dataset Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the PI-produced JPL V4.0 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) and extreme winds data.  This release includes Level-2B and Level 3 products based on the JPL Combined Active-Passive (CAP) algorithm applied to data from the NASA Soil Moisture Active...
2018-02-09 PO.DAAC Town Hall at Ocean Sciences PO.DAAC will be holding a town hall at the Ocean Sciences Meeting on Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30pm -7:30pm in room F151 at the Oregon Convention Center. https://agu.confex.com/agu/os18/meetingapp.cgi/Session/31569...
2018-01-25 Public Release of the NASA/GSFC AQUARIUS RFI Level 3, Version 1.0 Product by the PO.DAAC The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the level 3, monthly Aquarius Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) V1.0 dataset produced by NASA/GSFC.  The product provides insight into the global distribution of RFI at L-band and serves as a useful adjunct to the Aquarius V5.0 end-of-mission...
2018-01-23 The NOAA GHRSST Level-4 AVHRR_OI dataset will resume delivery shortly Due to the recent US government shutdown, the popular NOAA GHRSST Level-4 AVHRR-OI dataset has been impacted and delayed, but will quickly resume delivery tomorrow. We apologize for any inconvenience.
2018-01-23 REMSS GHRSST Level-4 datasets updated from version v4.0 to v5.0 Please be informed that the Remote Sensing Systems (REMSS) GHRSST Level-4 datasets (MW_OI and MW-IR_OI) have been upgraded from version v4.0 to v5.0.  Several...
2017-12-19 CYGNSS Public Science Data Release Version 2.0 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) Version 2.0 Science Data Record, which includes datasets from processing levels 1, 2, and 3. CYGNSS is a NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder Mission that will collect the first frequent...
2017-12-07 Official NASA AQUARIUS/SAC-D Version 5.0 End-of-Mission Data Set Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the version 5.0 Aquarius/SAC-D data.  This is the official NASA/Aquarius Project end-of-mission dataset spanning the complete 3-year, 9-month period of Aquarius science data availability, from August 25, 2011 through June 7, 2015. Likely future...
2017-11-29 GHRSST GOES13 L3C v1.0 SST data will end on Dec. 13th 2017 Please be informed that GHRSST GOES13 L3C v1.0 SST data will end on Dec. 13th 2017. An official message from OSISAF informs the PO.DAAC that OSISAF will not be able to receive the GOES-13 data and distribute the GOES13 L3C SST product from Dec. 14, 2017 onwards. Future GHRSST data from GOES-16 (...
2017-11-27 Public Release of a set of GHRSST L2P/L3U datasets from Remote Sensing Systems The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of a set of GHRSST L2P/L3U Sea Surface Temperature (SST) datasets from multiple microwave instruments produced by the Remote Sensing Systems (RSS, or REMSS). This release includes: AMSR2 L2P v8a, AMSR2 L3U v8a, AMSR-E L3U v7a, GMI L3U v8.2a, TMI L3U v7...

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