Date Announcementsort descending Description
2016-11-14 Public Release of QuikSCAT Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites Version 3.1 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the “QuikSCAT Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites Version 3.1” (hereafter L2B Version 3.1) dataset. This dataset consists of Version 3.1 Level 2B (L2B) science-quality ocean surface wind vector retrievals from the Quick...
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...
2018-04-11 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...
2017-09-06 Public Release of the GHRSST SEVIRI-IO L3C SST v1.0 dataset from OSISAF The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the SEVIRI-IO Level-3C version 1.0 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) dataset in collaboration with the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF), EUMESAT. This dataset is in the netCDF format and compliance with the Group for High...
2017-06-22 Public Release of the GHRSST VIIRS-NPP L2P Sea Surface Temperature (SST) dataset version 2016.0 from the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the version 2016.0 VIIRS-NPP Level-2P Sea Surface Temperature (SST) dataset in collaboration with the  NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG).  The OBPG VIIRS-NPP L2 SST has been reformatted at the PO.DAAC JPL to be in compliance with the Group...
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...
2019-02-14 QuikSCAT Level 1C Sigma-0 and Winds from Non-spinning Antenna Version 2 Dataset Release DOI: 10.5067/QSNON-L1CA2 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the QuikSCAT Level 1C Averaged Sigma-0 and Winds from Non-spinning Antenna Version 2.0 dataset. More information about QuikSCAT is available from the...
2020-09-04 QuikSCAT Level 2B Version 4.1 Dataset Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the QuikSCAT Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites version 4.1 dataset. More information regarding the QuikSCAT mission and instrumentation is available from PO.DAAC’s mission webpage...
2019-10-08 Reduced quality NOAA STAR S-NPP SST data during inclination adjustment maneuver NOAA STAR has announced that four granules of S-NPP SST data contain defective results during the satellite inclination adjustment maneuver. The affected data are within the observation time coverage of 2019-09-26T16:10:00 and 2019-09-26T16:50:00, during which the sensor was pointing to the wrong...
2019-11-21 Release of the PO.DAAC Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Mission Page The PO.DAAC is pleased to release the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission page: https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/SWOT. The SWOT mission is targeted to launch in September 2021, providing valuable data about the world's oceans and its terrestrial...
2019-02-13 REMINDER - PO.DAAC FTP RETIREMENT: Important Information for Users Last year, we informed our users (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/announcements/2018-06-05_Deprecation_of_FTP_at_PO.DAAC) that NASA was in the process of deprecating the use of the FTP protocol for data and...
2019-05-06 REMINDER - PO.DAAC FTP RETIREMENT: Important Information for Users A gentle reminder that in less than 30 days, 3 June 2019, FTP service will no longer be available at PO.DAAC. For more information, please see our previous email announcements (e.g., https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov...
2019-06-03 REMINDER - PO.DAAC FTP SERVICE NO LONGER AVAILABLE A gentle reminder that as of today, 3 June 2019, FTP service is no longer available at PO.DAAC. If you have not done so already, please transition to PO.DAAC’s operational HTTPS data distribution services, PO.DAAC Drive. PO.DAAC Drive (https://...
2019-08-29 Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) V4.0 Datasets Release DOI:  10.5067/SMP40-2SOCS           10.5067/SMP40-3SPCS           10.5067/SMP40-3SMCS    The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the...
2017-10-06 REMSS AMSR2 L2P SST dataset updated from version 7.2 to 8.0a Please be informed that the Remote Sensing Systems (REMSS) AMSR2 L2P SST dataset has been upgraded from version 7.2 to v8.0a.  The current version 7.2 ended its production on the September 25, 2017, and the new version 8a started at the same time. Although it may take a month for PO.DAAC to...
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...
2020-06-30 Reprocessed RSS SMAP-SSS 4.0 data for the period 5-15 June 2020 Users of the RSS SMAP-SSS v4.0 data products should be aware that due to an issue with one of the ancillary data inputs, the L2C files with rev# 28540 - 28700 and the upstream 8-day running mean L3 product files for the period June 5 – 15, 2020 needed to be reprocessed. The updated files are now...
2020-05-15 Revitalization of the PO.DAAC Web Portal PO.DAAC is transitioning towards a web portal that is content centered, data driven, and provides personalized user experiences that are supplemented with efficient search and discovery capabilities. The first phase of the web portal revitalization is now available showcasing a simplified,...
2020-03-02 RSS SMAP V4.0 February 2020 reprocessed data files: Replace with new files Erroneous data in the RSS SMAP Version 4.0 salinity processing have appeared for the time period February 4-17, 2020, affecting both L2C files and 8-day L3 files. The reason is a bad HYCOM salinity ancillary file for February 9. This affects the salinity algorithm, as HYCOM ancillary data is used...
2018-12-20 Saildrone Baja Field Campaign Dataset Release DOI: 10.5067/SDRON-SURF0 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability and first official release of the Saildrone Baja Field Campaign Dataset.  Saildrone is a wind and solar powered unmanned surface vehicle (USV) capable of long distance deployments...

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