Announcements

Datesort ascending Announcement Description
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...
2017-10-20 SWOT Applications User Survey SWOT will provide high spatial resolution sea surface heights and water height measurements of large rivers and lakes. This survey is designed to help quantify user requirements on the SWOT data distribution and archive system hosted by JPL through PO.DAAC in support of science and applications...
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...
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 25th 2017, and the new version 8a started at the same time. Although it may take a month for PO.DAAC to...
2017-09-28 Dataset Update: March, April, May, and June 2017 data added to JPL GRACE Mascon Version 2 Datasets The JPL GRACE Mascon Ocean, Ice and Hydrology Equivalent Water Height (hereafter, Mascon) Version 2 datasets have been recently updated with four additional months to its data time series, which brings the time series up to June, 2017. Users are cautioned that after August 2016, the accelerometer...
2017-09-26 GHRSST L4 G1SST will stop production Please be informed that the GHRSST L4 G1SST dataset (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JPL_OUROCEAN-L4UHfnd-GLOB-G1SST) will stop production at the end of October 2017 due to research changes by data provider. For...
2017-09-19 NOAA VIIRS GHRSST L2P and L3U updated from version 2.40 to 2.41 Please be informed that the NOAA VIIRS GHRSST datasets (L2P and L3U) have been updated from version 2.40 to 2.41 starting on Sept. 15th, 2017.  The PO.DAAC has ingested the new data streams, but the formal release process may take at least a month to accomplish. We apologize for the inconvenience...
2017-09-12 MODIS L3 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) upgrade from v2014.0 to v2014.0.1 Please be informed that the PO.DAAC has updated the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) produced MODIS L3 SST datasets from version 2014.0 to 2014.0.1. To keep minimum affects from this upgrade, the PO.DAAC dataset base-paths retain the v2014.0 in its version naming branch. The MODIS Aqua and...
2017-09-11 GHRSST L4 MUR SST data interruption Please be informed that GHRSST L4 MUR SST dataset will experience an interruption due to a processing hardware/network upgrade. The production of the dataset is being relocated to a new faster subnet, but this may take a few weeks to complete. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause to...
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...
2017-08-21 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...
2017-08-03 Dataset Update Announcement: Nov. 2016, Dec. 2016, and Jan. 2017 data added to JPL GRACE Mascon Version 2 Datasets The JPL GRACE Mascon Ocean, Ice and Hydrology Equivalent Water Height (hereafter, Mascon) Version 2 datasets have been recently updated with three additional months to its data time series, which brings the time series up to January, 2017. Users are cautioned that after August 2016, the...
2017-06-30 GHRSST Level 4 MUR v4.0 retirement is imminent, and superseded by v4.1 Please be informed that GHRSST Level 4 MUR v4.0 (netCDF3 format) will be retired from the PO.DAAC in a few weeks. The last day of the available dataset will be on or around the 15th of July 2017. Users are encouraged to use the newest version, GHRSST Level 4 MUR v4.1 (netCDF4 format), which has...
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...
2017-06-27 GHRSST GDS2 Level 4 NCDC AVHRR_OI SST Dataset Production Resumed The NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) has resumed the production of its GHRSST GDS2 Level 4 Sea Surface Temperature AVHRR_OI dataset (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/AVHRR_OI-NCEI-L4-...
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...
2017-06-20 GRACE Tellus Level-3 ocean-mass data product Please be informed that PO.DAAC has released two important statements for the JPL GRACE Tellus Level-3 ocean-mass product (ftp://podaac-ftp.jpl.nasa.gov/allData/tellus/L3/ocean_mass/RL05/ascii/). 1...
2017-05-30 Error in GHRSST MODIS Aqua and Terra Level 2 datasets resolved The metadata error in the data granules of GHRSST GDS2 MODIS Aqua (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/MODIS_A-JPL-L2P-v2014.0) and Terra (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/...
2017-05-24 New version (v4.2.0) of the PO.DAAC High-level Tool for Interactive Data Extraction (HiTIDE) now available We are pleased to announce the new version (v4.2.0) of the PO.DAAC High-level Tool for Interactive Data Extraction (HiTIDE) now available online at https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/hitide/ HiTIDE allows users to subset and download popular...

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