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2017-10-09 NOAA OSPO VIIRS L2P and L3U GHRSST upgraded to version 2.41 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the version 2.41 VIIRS-NPP Level-2P/3U  Sea Surface Temperature (SST) datasets produced by the NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO).  This release is an upgrade from the current version 2.40, which ended on Sept. 15th, 2017.  The...
2019-09-05 Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) Airborne eXpendable Conductivity Temperature Depth (AXCTD) Version 1 Dataset Release DOI: 10.5067/OMGEV-AXCT1 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) Airborne eXpendable Conductivity Temperature Depth (AXCTD) Version 1 dataset. The OMG mission aims to improve estimates of sea...
2019-06-11 Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) MBES and SBES Bathymetry L2 Version 1 Dataset Release DOI MBES: 10.5067/OMGEV-MBES1 DOI SBES:  10.5067/OMGEV-SBES1    The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) Multi Beam Echo Sounder (MBES) and Single...
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...
2020-05-04 OMG GLISTIN-A Glacial Elevations L3 Version 1 Dataset Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) OMG GLacier and Land Ice Surface Topography Interferometer Airborne (GLISTIN-A) Glacial Elevations Level 3 (L3) Version 1 dataset. More information regarding OMG is available from its...
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...
2019-09-30 OSTM/Jason-2 mission to cease acquisition of scientific data on 1 October 2019 The following message has been forwarded to all registered PO.DAAC users on behalf of the OSTM Team. After more than 11 years in orbit, the Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) on Jason-2 will permanently cease acquisition of scientific data at 06:48 UTC on 1 October 2019 due to aging-related...
2017-08-21 PO.DAAC 101 Video "PODAAC Web Portal Navigation" is Released The PO.DAAC 101 Video on PODAAC Web Portal Navigation has been released. This video tutorial demonstrates how to navigate the basic framework of PO.DAAC webpages to find PO.DAAC data and other resources. The user community can view the video through the following PO.DAAC social media sites: 1) ...
2017-08-10 PO.DAAC 101 Video Tutorial "How to Use OPeNDAP to Access Data" is Released The first PO.DAAC 101 Video on How to Use OPeNDAP to Access Data is now released. OPeNDAP enables remote datasets to be accessed through familiar data analysis and visualization packages, just as if they resided locally on the user's machine. OPeNDAP handles transport, translation and subsetting of...
2019-06-24 PO.DAAC certified as a CoreTrustSeal Repository by the World Data System The World Data System (WDS), an international consortium promoting scientific data integrity, trust and stewardship, has recognized the PO.DAAC as a data center meeting the requirements of the CoreTrustSeal (https://www.coretrustseal.org/) .  This...
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...
2020-06-10 PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) Version 4.5.0 Release We are pleased to announce an update to the PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool. Version 4.5.0  includes the full dataset record for the GHRSST 0.25deg MUR Sea Surface Temperature v4.2 (...
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...
2020-04-17 PO.DAAC Webification (W10N) service RETIREMENT: Important Information for Users Please be informed that PO.DAAC will no longer be maintaining the PO.DAAC instance of the Webification for Earth Science (also known as w10n-sci: https://podaac-w10n.jpl.nasa.gov). This web service technology was explored at the time as a venue for...
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...
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...
2016-06-29 Public Release of QuikSCAT Level 1C Averaged Sigma-0 and Winds from Non-spinning Antenna Version 1.0 Dataset 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 1.0” (hereafter L1C) dataset, which contains geo-located and averaged Level 1B Sigma-0 measurements and wind retrievals from QuikSCAT throughout a majority of...
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...

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