Monday, May 6, 2019

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.,

If you have not done so already, please begin the transition to PO.DAAC’s operational HTTPS data distribution services, PO.DAAC Drive, to minimize data disruption when FTP service is no longer available.

PO.DAAC Drive ( offers file navigation and download through an interface served directly through your browser, and with a familiar look and feel.  It also allows users to access data via a command line so that interactions can be easily scripted. PO.DAAC Drive requires a NASA Earthdata Login Profile. Instructions to register for an Earthdata Login account are available at For help on using PO.DAAC Drive please see:

Our PO.DAAC Team is prepared to assist users with any technical issues and concerns to ensure a successful transition.