Abstract: The Data Pool is the publicly available portion of the LP DAAC online holdings. Data Pool provides a more direct way to access files by foregoing their retrieval from the nearline tape storage devices. All Data Pool holdings are available at no cost to the user.
MODIS Data Pool Holdings:
MODIS Composites are mostly online and will be completely online in the near future. ... Many of the MODIS dailies are online and will be completely populated during the longer term. ASTER Data Pool Holdings
The most recent two years of ASTER Level-1B products for the U.S. and territories is available for Data Pool access.
Accessing Data Pool Holdings
Download via FTP:
This Data Pool access method allows users to navigate directly to the product collection of interest and then to the product period(s) of interest within the online file structure. Then, the HDF-EOS files, XML metadata files, and JPG browse images (if available) may simply be downloaded by FTP.
Direct Search Interface:
This Data Pool access method allows users to select a collection interest, then define spatial and temporal filters to return a listing of data sets meeting their criteria. Data files returned from this search are exposed to limited on-the-fly reformatting, reprojection, and subsetting services.