ESDS Program

EOSDIS New Datasets: July 2021


NASA's Level-1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System Distributed Active Archive Center (LAADS DAAC) released the following Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) datasets:


NASA's Land Process Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) released the following Terra/Aqua dataset:

  • Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) L1 Precision Terrain Corrected Registered At-Sensor Radiance V031


NASA's National Snow and Ice Data Center DAAC (NSIDC DAAC) released the following datasets:

Snow Experiment 2020 (SnowEx20)

Advanced Thermal and Land Applications Sensor (ATLAS)/Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)

Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Program

  • MEaSUREs Greenland Ice Velocity: Selected Glacier Site Velocity Maps from interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR)

High Mountain Asia (HMA)


NASA's Physical Oceanography DAAC (PO.DAAC) released the following Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) dataset:

  • GHRSST NOAA/Scanning Two-Look Airborne Radiometer (STAR) Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Ocean (ACSPO) v2.80
    0.02 degree L3S Dataset from Afternoon low-Earth orbit Satellites (GDS v2)


NASA's Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) released the following datasets:

Environment and Health (EH)

  • Daily and Annual PM2.5 Concentrations for the Contiguous United States, 1-km Grids, v1 (2000 – 2016)

Population, Land Use, and Emissions (PLUE)

  • Population (POP), Built-Up Estimates (BUILT), and Degree of Urbanization Settlement Model Grid (SMOD), v1 (1975, 1990, 2000, 2014, 2015)

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