On Wednesday, February 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (USA Mountain Time) AMSR-E, Aquarius, IceBridge, ICESat/GLAS, MODIS, NISE, and SMAP data will not be available for ordering due to system maintenance.

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MODIS snow and sea ice data are available from three sources: the Data Pool, subscription, and NASA's Reverb | ECHO. The following table provides a link to each source and a brief description to help you decide which will best suit your needs.

Source Description
Data Pool
The Data Pool provides direct FTP access to NSIDC Earth Observing System (EOS) data, including Aqua and Terra snow and sea ice data sets.
Subscription Have new MODIS data automatically sent via FTP to your local server or staged on NSIDC's FTP site.
Reverb | ECHO Visit NASA's Next Generation Earth Science Discovery Tool to search and access Earth Observing System (EOS) data at NSIDC, as well as the other EOS Data and Information System (EOSDIS) data centers. Reverb | ECHO also provides functions like parameter and spatial subsetting.