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Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE)

Abstract: The Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE) supports application users interested in monitoring a wide variety of natural and man-made phenomena. Near Real-Time (NRT) data and imagery from the AIRS, AMSR2, MISR, MLS, MODIS, OMI 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.

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Description: Access data and imagery from LANCE.

ISO Topic Category

Terra >Earth Observing System, Terra (AM-1)    [Information]
UARS >Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite    [Information]
Aqua >Earth Observing System, Aqua    [Information]
Aura >Earth Observing System, Aura    [Information]
GCOM-W1 >Global Change Observation Mission 1st-Water    [Information]
ISS >International Space Station    [Information]
SUOMI-NPP >Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership    [Information]

AIRS >Atmospheric Infrared Sounder    [Information]
MLS >Microwave Limb Sounder    [Information]
MODIS >Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer    [Information]
AMSR2 >Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2    [Information]
OMI >Ozone Monitoring Instrument    [Information]
VIIRS >Visible-Infrared Imager-Radiometer Suite    [Information]
LIS >Lightning Imaging Sensor    [Information]
MISR >Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer    [Information]
MOPITT >Measurements of Pollution In The Troposphere    [Information]
OMPS >Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite    [Information]

Access Constraints
An Earthdata login account is required to access the data. See

Use Constraints
The LANCE system is operated by the NASA/GSFC Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS). The information presented through LANCE, Rapid Response, GIBS, Worldview, and FIRMS are provided as is and users bear all responsibility and liability for their use of data, and for any loss of business or profits, or for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any use of, or inability to use, the data, even if NASA or ESDIS were previously advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any other claim by you or any other person. ESDIS makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability, or with respect to the accuracy of or the absence or the presence or defects or errors in data, databases of other information. The designations employed in the data do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of ESDIS concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-06-15
SERF Last Revision Date: 2018-05-07