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NLDAS-2 datasets for all collections (FORA, FORB, MOS, NOAH, and VIC) were re-processed for the dates 2022-08-81 to 2024-03-01.

The NLDAS Version 002 (GRIB-1) files will no longer be updated daily from the GES DISC archive and distribution system starting on August 1, 2024.

NLDAS Phase 1 (NLDAS-1) data will be removed from the NASA GES DISC on 1 April 2020.

Numerous NLDAS Phase 2 articles have been recently published; please check the NLDAS publications page.

Number of distinct users, files downloaded, and total disk volume of NLDAS data downloaded from the NASA GES DISC by calendar year.

Users of NLDAS datasets are encouraged to join the LDAS User Mailing List.

NOAA implemented the NLDAS-2 system into NCEP Central Operations (NCO) on 5 Aug 2014.

Numerous variables from the NLDAS project are now available as time series.

A LIS blog post was recently published describing the new QuickDRI drought index.