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LANCE Near Real-Time Products

Instrument Product Categories Average Latency
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) Radiances, Temperature, Moisture Profiles, Precipitation, Dust, Clouds and Trace Gases 75 - 140 minutes
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2)

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**

Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) on International Space Station (ISS) Lightning, Atmospheric Electricity, Weather Events

2 minutes

Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Cloud motion vectors (Winds), Radiances 90 - 120 minutes
Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) Ozone, Temperature, Carbon Monoxide (CO), Water Vapor, Nitric Acid, Nitrous Oxide (N2O), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) 75 - 140 minutes
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) 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 (MOPITT) Retrieved CO (Thermal Infrared Radiances) 180 minutes***
Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) Total Column Ozone and Aerosol Index, SO2, Ozone Profile 180 minutes***
Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) Ozone, SO2, Aerosols, Cloud Top Pressure 100 - 165 minutes**
Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) 375 m Active Fire, Corrected Reflectance Imagery, Land Surface Reflectance
Coming soon: Snow, Land Surface Temperature, Sea Ice and Ice Surface Temperature
180 minutes***

* Latency excludes daily Land Surface Reflectance
** Latency excludes Level 3 products
*** It is anticipated that this initial latency will be reduced

Sources of other NASA Low Latency Products

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2018 at 9:14 AM EDT