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LANCE Near Real-Time Products

Instrument Platform Product Categories Average Latency
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) Aqua Radiances, Temperature, Moisture Profiles, Precipitation, Dust, Clouds and Trace Gases 75 - 140 minutes
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) Global Change Observation Mission - Water 1 (GCOM-W1) - a Japanese Earth Observation Satellite Global Total Precipitation, Global Rainfall, Total Precipitable Water (TPW), Ocean Wind Speed (OWS), Columnar Cloud Liquid Water (CLW) over ocean, Columnar Water Vapor (CWV) over ocean, Snow Water Equivalent (SWE), Sea Ice Concentration, Brightness Temperature (Tb), Soil Moisture 75 – 165 minutes**
Advanced Topographic Altimeter System (ATLAS)  Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2 Sea Ice Height, Land and Vegetative height, atmospheric layer characteristics, sea ice freeboard, and inland water surface heights 3 Days
Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) on the International Space Station
ISS Lightning, Atmospheric Electricity, Weather Events

2 minutes

Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Terra Cloud motion vectors (Winds), Radiances 90 - 120 minutes
Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) Aura Ozone, Temperature, Carbon Monoxide (CO), Water Vapor, Nitric Acid, Nitrous Oxide (N2O), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) 75 - 140 minutes
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Terra and Aqua Radiances, Clouds/Aerosols, Water Vapor, Fire, Snow Cover, Sea Ice, Land Surface Reflectance, Land Surface Temperature 60 - 125 minutes*
Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere
Terra Total column carbon monoxide (CO) retrieved from thermal infrared radiances 180 minutes
Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite
Suomi NPP Total Column Ozone and Aerosol Index, SO2, Ozone Profile 180 minutes
Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) Aura Ozone, SO2, Aerosols, Cloud Top Pressure 100 - 165 minutes**
Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS-Land) Suomi NPP and NOAA-20 (JPSS-1) 375 m Active Fire, Corrected Reflectance Imagery, Land Surface Reflectance, Land Surface Temperature, Snow Cover, Sea Ice, Ice Surface Temperature 180 minutes
Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite - Atmosphere (VIIRS-Atmosphere) Suomi NPP and NOAA-20 (JPSS-1) Clouds/Aerosols 180 minutes

* Latency excludes daily Land Surface Reflectance
** Latency excludes Level 3 product

Sources of Other NASA Low Latency Products

Last Updated
Jun 11, 2021