Announcements

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2016-06-03 GHRSST GDS1 MODIS L2P - Upcoming Data Stoppage GHRSST MODIS L2P (sea surface temperature) datasets in GDS1 (netCDF3) format will stop production on Wednesday, June 8.  Please start using the recently available MODIS L2P GDS2 datasets in netCDF4 format.     Please see this announcement:...
2016-05-23 GHRSST GDS2 MODIS Aqua and Terra Level 2 version 2014.0 Datasets Release New Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 2P v2014.0 datasets from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on Aqua and Terra satellites are now available. These are produced by the NASA  Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Physical Oceanography DAAC (PO.DAAC...
2016-05-17 New GHRSST VIIRS L2 dataset from the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) A new Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 2 dataset produced by the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) from the  Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) onboard the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) Satellite is now available. This dataset uses...
2016-05-10 Jason-1 Version E GDR Release We are pleased to announce that reprocessing of all Jason-1 data, as version “E”, is now complete and available for download. This release includes reprocessed data from primary, tandem, and geodetic mission phases, which spans 2002-2013 and includes repeat cycles 1-373, 500-537.   This new...
2016-05-10 Public Release of RapidScat Level 2B Climate Ocean Wind Vectors Version 1.0 Dataset The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the RapidScat Level 2B Climate Ocean Wind Vectors Version 1.0 dataset at 12.5-km resolution and in netCDF-4 “classic” format; the format of the data, variables, and metadata is identical with respect to the legacy L2B datasets.   This dataset...
2016-05-10 Live Access Server (LAS) available on the PO.DAAC User Acceptance Tools (UAT) Server A new version 8.4.3 of the Live Access Server (LAS) was recently deployed on the PO.DAAC User Acceptance Tools (UAT) Server for evaluation and testing. We would like to invite the users to evaluate our new tool: https://podaac-uat.jpl.nasa.gov/las...
2016-05-04 Public Release of RapidScat Version 1.2 Data The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the RapidScat Version 1.2 datasets spanning a variety of processing levels including 2B (12.5-km resolution), 2A (at 25 km and 12.5 km resolutions), and 1B. The L2B dataset maintains its existing netCDF-4 “classic” format as already provided...
2016-05-02 MODIS Sea Surface Temperature Outage Recent MODIS SST datasets have not been available since Sunday (5/1/2016) due to a power outage at the NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group (the MODIS ocean processing center). Data are expected to resume by Wednesday of this week (5/4/2016).
2016-04-29 IPRC/SOEST Optimally Interpolated Sea Surface Salinity (OISSS) Aquarius v4.0 Dataset Released The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Level 4 optimally interpolated, 0.5 degree, near-global, 7 day sea surface salinity (OISSS) product for version 4.0 of the Aquarius/SAC-D dataset. ...
2016-04-21 New GHRSST AVHRR_OI L4 dataset from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) A new Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 4 dataset produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) is now available. This product uses optimal interpolation (OI) by interpolating and...
2016-04-19 G1SST Level 4 Dataset Resumption It is our great pleasure to announce that the data provider has resumed the real time production of G1SST L4 dataset (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JPL_OUROCEAN-L4UHfnd-GLOB-G1SST). We thank the data...
2016-04-12 Group for High Resolution SST XVII Meeting GHRSST XVII Meeting, Washington DC June 6-10th The registration for the meeting is now open and will close on 6th May 2016. All logistical details have now been added to...
2016-03-07 RapidScat February-March 2016 Data Flow Disruption Restored RapidScat data flow at PO.DAAC has been restored as of 7 March 2016. All recoverable data was successfully reprocessed by the RapidScat Science Data Systems team. For a quick re-cap on what led to the most recent data disruption, please refer to our previous announcement:...
2016-03-01 RapidScat Data Flow Disruption for February 2016 RapidScat data flow at PO.DAAC has been suspended since 17 February 2016, corresponding to the last day of observational data received for 10 February 2016 (note: there is a 7-day latency gap for all RapidScat data received by PO.DAAC), extending through to orbital rev number 7860, 21:25 UTC. The...
2016-02-19 PO.DAAC will be holding a Town Hall at the Ocean Sciences Meeting PO.DAAC will be holding a Town Hall at the Ocean Sciences Meeting Monday, February 22 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center room 211-213. PO.DAAC: Discover and Utilize NASA Physical Oceanographic Data The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is...
2016-02-02 G1SST Level 4 Dataset Suspension Announcement It has come to our attention that G1SST L4 dataset (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/JPL_OUROCEAN-L4UHfnd-GLOB-G1SST) data files are corrupted since January 14, 2016. Therefore the data provider and the...
2016-02-02 Web Portal Scheduled Maintenance Please be informed that our PO.DAAC Web Site (http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov)  will be unavailable for scheduled upgrade on 2/2/2016 (Tuesday) from 2pm-3:30pm (PST). We apologize for the...
2016-01-12 Scheduled System Maintenance PO.DAAC will be performing maintenance on our Database server on Wednesday 1/13/2016 from 7am to 7:30am PST.  This maintenance activity will impact PO.DAAC's Website and Forum services. We apologize for the inconvenience.
2016-01-08 RapidScat Data Disruption Restored RapidScat experienced a data disruption starting on 24 December 2015 03:00 UTC with a slight gap of good wind data being retrieved between orbital revs 7174 through 7179. As of 5 January 2016 16:50:43 UTC, beginning with orbital rev 7298, data flow has been restored. Datasets impacted include L2B...
2015-12-29 RapidScat Wind Observation Data Flow Disruption for December 2015 RapidScat has not been in wind observation mode since 24 December 2015 03:00 UTC with a slight gap of good wind data being retrieved between 28 December 17:37 UTC and 29 December 04:25 UTC, corresponding to orbital revs 7174 through 7180. The cause of the ongoing outage is due to the ISS orbit, and...

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