LANCE: NASA Near Real-Time Data and Imagery
Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE)
Near Real-Time (NRT) data and imagery from the AIRS, AMSR2, LIS (ISS), MISR, MLS, MODIS, MOPITT, OMI, OMPS, and VIIRS instruments are available much quicker than routine processing allows. Most data products are available within 3 hours from satellite observation. NRT imagery are generally available 3-5 hours after observation.
If latency is not a primary concern, users are encouraged to use the standard science products, which are created using the best available ancillary, calibration and ephemeris information. What is the difference between near real-time and standard products?
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- FIRMS: Fire/Hotspot data | Email Alerts
Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS)
FIRMS distributes Near Real-Time (NRT) active fire data within 3 hours of satellite overpass from both the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). The active fire / hotspot data are available to view in FIRMS Fire Map or in NASA’s Worldview. They can also be delivered as fire email alerts or downloaded in one of the following formats: SHP, KML, TXT or as Web Services.
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018 at 2:10 PM EDT