Announcements

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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...
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 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...

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