Date Announcementsort ascending Description
2019-02-19 Warning: VIIRS_NPP-JPL-L2P-v2016.0 dataset degradation Unexpected errors have been discovered recently in the VIIRS_NPP-JPL-L2P-v2016.0 dataset since September 15th, 2018. We advise the users to use the post Sept. data with extra caution. Immediate efforts have been...
2021-08-06 VIIRS SST product outage due to the SNPP satellite anomaly The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SNPP) satellite has recently experienced an anomaly from August 3, 2021 12:46:45 UTC, resulting in a state in which the spacecraft instrument payload was no longer operating and entered into safe mode. All science data are unrecoverable during this...
2022-08-11 VIIRS S-NPP product disruption due to the satellite anomaly from July 26, 2022 The S-NPP satellite has experienced an anomaly starting from July 26, 2022, and entered into sun point (sun-safe) mode. No science products are available after this date and the missing data cannot be recovered. Data activation activities commenced on August 10, but the science data production...
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...
2018-11-13 Updated PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool, version 4.3.0 We are pleased to announce an update to the PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool. Version 4.3.0 is now available online at https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/soto/. For questions or to provide...
2017-11-15 Updated PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool, version 4.2.1 We are pleased to announce an update to the PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool:  Version 4.2.1 is now available online at https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/soto/. For questions or to provide...
2017-06-29 Updated PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool, version 4.1.2 We are pleased to announce an update to the PO.DAAC State of the Ocean (SOTO) visualization tool:  Version 4.1.2 is now available online at https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/soto/. For questions or to provide feedback, please...
2021-07-14 Updated PO.DAAC High-Level Tool for Interactive Data Extraction (HiTIDE) tool, version 4.8.2 We are pleased to announce an update to the PO.DAAC High-Level Tool for Interactive Data Extraction (HiTIDE) tool. Version 4.8.2 is now available online at https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/hitide/. For questions or to provide feedback,...
2023-03-31 Update to the MUR SST processing chain and recent timeline The Level 4 MUR SST data processing has recently been updated to use GHRSST L2P SST data inputs from the NASA Earthdata Cloud (AWS-West2) in accordance with the transition of PO.DAAC data and services to be 100% in the cloud by mid Spring 2023. This update will not impact users of the MUR datasets...
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...
2020-09-16 Upcoming American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Survey This week, Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) users will receive an email invitation from CFI Group (noreply@feedback.cfigroup.com) on behalf of NASA. This message will ask you to participate in a web-based survey of...
2023-03-30 UKMO GHRSST L4 OSITA-REP SST v2.0 Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the GHRSST Level-4 Reprocessed OSTIA SST v2.0 datasets from the United Kingdom Meteorological Office (UKMO). This high resolution foundation sea surface temperature (SST) dataset is produced by the UKMO through the Operational Sea Surface...
2021-03-19 The PO.DAAC: An Open Ocean of Remote Sensing and In Situ Data for Science in the Cloud Webinar Date: 03/24/21 Brief Description: Join us to learn about NASA's archive for physical oceanography data in the context of Open Science. We'll provide you with an introduction to remote sensing and in situ products at NASA's Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC)...
2018-01-23 The NOAA GHRSST Level-4 AVHRR_OI dataset will resume delivery shortly Due to the recent US government shutdown, the popular NOAA GHRSST Level-4 AVHRR-OI dataset has been impacted and delayed, but will quickly resume delivery tomorrow. We apologize for any inconvenience.
2022-09-29 Terra satellite data outage during 10-19 October 2022 The Terra satellite is scheduled to conduct the Constellation Exit Maneuver (CEM) on October 12 and 19. All science products from observations onboard Terra satellite will be unavailable starting October 10 till October 19 and the missing data can not be recovered. Users should exercise caution...
2023-01-30 Tellus JPL GRACE and GRACE-FO Mascon RL06.1Mv03 Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Tellus JPL GRACE and GRACE-FO Mascon Ocean, Ice, and Hydrology Equivalent Water Height Release 06.1 version 03 (RL06.1Mv03) datasets. This release includes two JPL Monthly Mascon RL06.1Mv03 datasets and three time series of the Mascon...
2023-02-27 Tellus GRACE-FO L3 RL06.1 v04 Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the Tellus GRACE-FO L3 Release 06.1 version 04 (RL06.1v04) datasets. This release includes six Monthly Tellus GRACE-FO Level-3 Land and Ocean Mass Anomaly RL06.1v04 datasets from all three data centers (JPL, GFZ, and CSR), which supersede...
2022-06-24 SWOT Simulated North American Continent Hydrology Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Simulated North American Continent Hydrology Datasets. This release provides simulated water surface elevation products that resemble the data to be derived from SWOT Ka-band Radar Interferometer (KaRIn...
2023-06-28 SWOT Level 2 Nadir Altimeter and Advanced Microwave Radiometer Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of Level 2 science data products from the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission, which launched in December 2022. SWOT is a joint mission between NASA and CNES that aims to measure ocean surface topography with unprecedented...
2023-12-01 SWOT KaRIn Beta Pre-Validated Data Products The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of “Beta Pre-Validated” Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Ka-band Radar Interferometer (KaRIn) Science Data Products. The primary purpose of this release is to familiarize users with science data products from in- flight KaRIn data. This...

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