Ocean Data Processing System (ODPS) SIPS
NASA's Ocean Data Processing System (ODPS) Science Investigator-led Processing System (SIPS), located at NASA's Ocean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center (OB.DAAC) on NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, produces ocean color and sea surface temperature data products from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors on the Terra and Aqua satellites. ODPS SIPS allows users to visually search/browse the ocean color data archive for many parameters and time periods and directly download and/or order the data and images directly from ODPS SIPS. Users can also create time series plots of selected Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS), MODIS and Ocean Color and Temperature Scanner (OCTS) Standard Mapped Images for a set of selected regions or the entire globe. The sea surface temperature products are provided to NASA's Physical Oceanography DAAC (PO.DAAC) for archiving and distribution. The other products are archived at OB.DAAC, which is collocated with ODPS SIPS.
Evelyn Ho, NASA Official
NASA's Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project supports data processing by providing SIPS. Most of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS) standard products are produced at facilities under the direct control of the instrument Principal Investigators/Team Leaders (PIs/TLs) or their designees. The SIPS are geographically distributed across the United States and are generally, but not necessarily, collocated with the PIs/TLs’ Scientific Computing Facilities (SCFs). Products produced at the SIPS using investigator-provided systems and software are sent to the appropriate DAACs for archival and distribution. Level 0 Data Products and Ancillary Data that begin the processing sequence are stored at the DAACs and retrieved by the SIPS.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2020 at 2:18 PM EST