Choosing a Data Access Tool: AppEEARS Area Sampler
This video focuses on the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS) Area Sampler. With AρρEEARS, users can retrieve analysis ready data for specific areas of interest for a variety of NASA data products, including those derived from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites. AρρEEARS Area Sampler enables users to subset one or more geographic areas (polygons) temporally and by layer, as well as mosaic, reformat, and reproject the data in one simple step. AρρEEARS can be accessed via https://lpdaacsvc.cr.usgs.gov/appeears/.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) is one of twelve NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) DAACs. It is located at the U. S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The LP DAAC ingests, archives, processes, and distributes NASA earth science land processes data and information. For more information about the LP DAAC, please visit https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/.