Announcements

Datesort ascending Announcement Description
2008-12-16 Congratulations to the QuikSCAT team for winning the 2008 William T. Pecora Award! Congratulations to the NASA QuikSCAT Mission Team for winning the prestigious 2008 William T. Pecora Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the Earth by means of remote sensing. Since 1999, the QuikSCAT team has advanced Earth science research and contributed to improved...
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...
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
2008-06-20 Congratulations to NASA, NOAA, CNES & Eumetsat on Its' Successful Launch of OSTM/Jason2! It is the third altimetric mission following Jason-1 (2001-present) and TOPEX/Poseidon (1992-2005). OSTM will provide important information regarding sea level rise, climate change, El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events, eddies, and ocean circulation. To find out more information about OSTM...
2008-06-17 Jason-1 I/GDR-c will be released soon. Starting with IGDR cycle 237 pass 121 only version c will be distributed and b will be discontinued. Cycle 233 will be the first GDR-c available. Cycles 1-232 will be reprocessed to provide a consistent data set. Version c has an improved orbit, altimeter corrections, radiometer parameters, dry...
2008-04-30 JPL releases study report on QuikSCAT Follow-on Mission Concepts QuikSCAT Follow-on Mission Concept Study (JPL Publication 08-18, April 2008). To continue to meet the Nation's need for operational ocean surface vector winds (OSVW) observations beyond QuikSCAT, the...
2008-02-01 New GOES SST The PO.DAAC would like to announce the availability of an improved GOES SST product. Cloud masking in the previous GOES SST was based on one flag. The new product gives the user more flexibility in that a bayesian approach is applied that associates each pixel with a probability of being cloud free...
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
2007-12-10 GRACE Mission Team Wins the 2007 Pecora Award! On behalf of the Pecora Award Committee, I would like to congratulate the GRACE Mission Team for winning the 2007 Pecora Award. The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals or groups toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing...
2007-12-05 QuikSCAT Data Gaps Due to Battery Anomaly On November 16, 2007, a small degradation in the QuikSCAT spacecraft's battery capacity was detected during the eclipse period. In order to reduce the battery load, the QuikSCAT Project temporarily operated the SeaWinds instrument in receive-only mode during the eclipse periods between November 20...
2007-11-16 NEW! The PO.DAAC Sandbox PO.DAAC is pleased to announce a new service for our users and scientists; the PO.DAAC Sandbox. The PO.DAAC Sandbox provides an opportunity to present unvetted science products to the user community. The products submitted for distribution by a provider will be reviewed by the relevant science team...
2007-07-02 NEW! Pathfinder Data for 2006 The PO.DAAC would like to announce the availability of Pathfinder Version 5.0 data for 2006. Files have been placed onto the ftp site at: ftp://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/ sea_surface_temperature/...
2007-05-29 NEW! PO.DAAC's Hurricane/Typhoon Tracker is now available! http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/hurricanes This tool provides subsets of PO.DAAC data holdings chopped around major oceanographic events such as hurricanes and typhoons. The types of data that the Tracker currently provide are: 1) Near-...
2007-03-17 Congratulations for 5 Successful Years! Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the GRACE Launch on March 17, 2002. The twin satellite Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Mission has been making detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field which will lead to discoveries about Earth's gravity and natural systems.
2007-02-09 GHRSST The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) would like to announce several new sea surface temperature products available through the Global Data Assembly Center (GDAC) of the GHRSST-PP (Global Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature...
2007-02-07 PO.DAAC's Hurricane/Typhoon Tracker A beta-version of the PO.DAAC's Hurricane/Typhoon Tracker is now available athttp://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/hurricanes/. This initial release is intended as a preview of a new tool that will provide subsets of PO.DAAC data holdings for major oceanographic...
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,"...
2006-11-17 CNES concluded Jason Safe Hold Mode (SHM) activities CNES concluded Jason Safe Hold Mode (SHM) activities at 1630 UT (0830 PST) on Friday, 17 November. The spacecraft and payload instruments appear to be in nominal health and are operating correctly. Normal science processing has resumed. Approximately 18 days of science data were lost as a result...
2006-10-16 Reynolds Version 2.0 Data The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the Reynolds version 2.0 Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperatures (ERSST). This data is intended to replace the older RSST data. This data set improves on the previous version in significant ways. The data is available through...
2006-07-26 Dear User of QuikSCAT and/or SeaWinds Data PO.DAAC is pleased to announce that reprocessed data for the entire SeaWinds on ADEOS-II mission is now available at http://podaac-www.jpl.nasa.gov/datasetlist?search=Ocean%20Winds The SeaWinds Project has also begun...

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