LROC 16th PDS Release

The 16th LROC Planetary Data System release includes images acquired between 2013-06-16 to 2013-09-15. This release contains 69,168 EDR images - totaling 7.9 TB, and 69,168 CDR images - totaling 16 TB. An additional 48 NAC Digital Terrain Models (DTM) and 7 NAC Region Of Interest (ROI) mosaics were also released as part our this LROC RDR volume, making a total of 171 NAC DTMs and 100 NAC ROI mosaics released to date.

As of 15 December 2013, EDR and CDR products for Volumes 1-5 were regenerated and released. Additionally, EDR and CDR products for Volumes 6-12 were also regenerated and will be released by December 20, 2013.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 1,180,596 LROC images - totaling 141 TB for EDR (raw data) and over 9,241 derived (RDR) data products to the NASA Planetary Data System. The complete LROC PDS archive can be accessed via the URL:

One can also search for specific images or mosaic products using the LROC WMS Browse interface. Also, please be sure and try out our Quickmap interface!

Published by Ernest Bowman-Cisneros on 14 December 2013