Announcements

Date Announcementsort descending Description
2008-09-25 2007 AVHRR Pathfinder SST data now available. The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of 2007 AVHRR Pathfinder SST data. We will be upgrading late 2005 and all 2006 data Pathfinder data sets with the finalized version 5 products. The PO.DAAC is also re-organizing this distinguished long running product into distinct daytime and...
2014-05-21 2014 Aquarius-CAP v2.0 data now available The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the newly processed Aquarius-CAP v2.0 data for 2014.  CAP Level 2 and 3 products are described and discoverable via the PO.DAAC data portal and are being distributed via...
2008-08-21 A Brazilian Wind: measuring energy potential Researchers discover that coastal winds could help change Brazil's energy portfolio. http://nasadaacs.eos.nasa.gov
2015-09-05 Addendum to “RapidScat Reduced Echo Power Anomaly and L2B Data Disruption" The following statement is issued as an addendum to the previous RapidScat announcement on behalf of the RapidScat Project. "We recently began releasing RapidScat wind data to the scientific community after a two-week hiatus due to an instrument anomaly. Our initial evaluation of the current...
2007-01-10 AGU 2007 Joint Assembly Dr. Jorge Vazquez cordially invites you to submit an abstract for the special session, "OS08: Remotely Sensed Derived Climate Data Records: Applications and Development from Global to Regional scales,"...
2005-07-25 AGU Ocean Science Special Session TAs one of the Conveners of this Special Ocean Science Session is the PO.DAAC Task Scientist, this announcement is being sent as a courtesy via the PO.DAAC email list. Dear Ocean Colleagues, Aloha! We cordially encourage you to submit an abstract for our special session, "(OS037) The Development...
2007-12-18 AIRSAR Data Has Moved to ASF AIRSAR data has moved to the Alaska Satellite Facility.  Researchers interested in obtaining AIRSAR data should now refer to: http://airsar.asf.alaska.edu
2011-10-12 AMSR-E Instrument Failure and Data Loss The PO.DAAC would like to announce that as of 06:58 UTC on 04 October 2011, the antenna on the AMSR-E instrument on board the Aqua satellite stopped rotating and producing data. AMSR-E became unable to maintain the rotation speed necessary for regular observations (40 rotations per minute), and the...
2009-07-07 An Ocean Full of Deserts Scientists and satellites watch as the least productive areas of the oceans expand. Check out the feature at:http://nasadaacs.eos.nasa.gov
2014-05-22 Anomaly in MUR Level 4 Sea Surface Temperature data corrected Recently an anomaly in GHRSST MUR Level 4 SST (http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JPL-L4UHfnd-GLOB-MUR) granules was discovered.  During the period of 19 Dec 2013 to 3 May 2014 very little high spatial resolution MODIS and AVHRR data...
2012-08-31 Aquarius Announcement The PO.DAAC would like to announce that between July 26-28 the Aquarius spacecraft went through a series of safe-hold events. It is recommended that data from these days not be used. As a reminder, there are flags in the data that include  navigation-related issues. These flags, when used properly...
2013-03-11 AQUARIUS CAP v2.0 DATA SET RELEASED The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Level-2 product from the Combined Active-Passive (CAP) Algorithm applied to the Aquarius/SAC-D version 2.0 data.  The CAP algorithm simultaneously retrieves salinity, wind speed and...
2011-09-27 Aquarius Data The PO.DAAC would like to announce the availability of Aquarius Level 2 data. These data should only be used for evaluation and validation purposes only as they  are still being calibrated and contain...
2011-12-09 Aquarius Data Version 1.2 Updated The PO.DAAC would like to announce that Version 1.2 of the Aquarius data has been updated. This version of the data is to be used for evaluation purposes only. All files have been updated starting and ending with the following orbits:   orbit 1164, corresponding to file Q2011240174400 year 2011...
2012-02-01 Aquarius Level 3 V1.2 evaluation dataset is now available The Aquarius Level 3 V1.2 evaluation dataset is now available at the PO.DAAC. Level 3 derived parameters include both sea surface salinity and wind speed at one degree grid resolution and at daily, 7 day, monthly and seasonal time scales. These data should only be used for evaluation purposes. The...
2013-06-06 Aquarius Salinity Cap Data The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) would like to announce a reprocessing of the Level-3 Combined Active-Passive (CAP) Aquarius version 2.0 data products.  Access to the updated L3 CAP data is via PO.DAAC’s public FTP site (...
2011-10-31 Aquarius V1.2 Data The Aquarius Level 2 V1.2 evaluation data set is now available at the PO.DAAC. V1.2 includes an empirical correction for the calibration drift in brightness temperatures based on surface reference salinity data. These coefficients are computed for each orbit based on a running 7-day(103 orbit)...
2012-03-12 Aquarius V1.2.2 Data Now Available LEVEL 2 and 3 DATA FOR VERSION V1.2.2 OF THE AQUARIUS/SAC-D DATA SET NOW AVAILABLE   The PO.DAAC would like to announce the availability of Level 2 data for version 1.2.2 of the Aquarius/SAC-D data set. The difference between V1.2.2 and V1.2DR results from a change to the wind surface roughness...
2012-03-20 Aquarius V1.2.3 DATA SET NOW AVAILABLE LEVEL 2 and 3 DATA FOR VERSION V1.2.3 OF THE AQUARIUS/SAC-D DATA SET NOW AVAILABLE   The PO.DAAC would like to announce the availability of Level 2 and 3 data for version 1.2.3 of the Aquarius/SAC-D data set. The difference between V1.2.2 and V1.2.3 results from revisions to the wind surface...
2012-04-10 Aquarius V1.3 data set now available LEVEL 2 and 3 DATA FOR VERSION V1.3 OF THE AQUARIUS/SAC-D DATA SET NOW AVAILABLE   The PO.DAAC would like to announce the availability of Level 2 and 3 data for version 1.3 of the Aquarius/SAC-D data set. The difference between V1.2.3 and V1.3 results from addition of flags that specify which wind...

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