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This short video provides a quick look at the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AppEEARS). AppEEARS provides a simple and efficient way to subset, transform, and visualize geospatial data distributed from a variety of federal archives. AppEEARS can be accessed by visiting

AppEEARS is hosted by the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), one of twelve National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) DAACs. It operates as a partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 

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Length: 00:00:54

Location Taken: Sioux Falls, SD, US

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Content and script created by Danielle Golon and Cole Krehbiel (contractors to USGS EROS); voiceover performed by John Hult (contractor to USGS EROS)


How much time have you spent searching for geospatial date products, downloading gigabytes of data, and processing it, only to realize it wasn’t right for your project? It appears we have a solution for you! The Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples, Appears provides trusted, analysis ready geospatial data from a variety of federal archives in an easy to use manner. It extracts and processes your desired data for you, saving hours, days, or even months, allowing you to focus on data analysis. AppEEARS even provides you with interactive data visualizations So check out Appears today!