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Choosing a Data Access Tool: LP DAAC Data Pool and DAAC2Disk

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This video focuses on the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center’s (LP DAAC) Data Pool and DAAC2Disk. The Data Pool provides direct access to the publicly available data products from the LP DAAC archive. DAAC2Disk enables users to download multiple data products from the Data Pool using a web-based interface, as a script executed from the command line. Data products accessible from Data Pool include those collected by the Aqua and Terra Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors, the Terra Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) sensor, and many more. This video answers common user driven questions about Data Pool and DAAC2Disk. Data Pool and DAAC2Disk can be accessed via For more information on Data Pool, DAAC2Disk and the LP DAAC’s other data access tools please visit National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s LP DAAC is one of twelve NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) DAACs. It is located at the United States Geological Survey (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.




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