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LRO: LOLA

March 14, 2014. LRO Release 17 includes new LOLA EDR and RDR data acquired between October 14, 2013, and January 9, 2014, and revisions to some RDR and GDR products. See ERRATA.TXT for details.

All Release 17 data products are online at the LOLA Data Node and here at the PDS Geosciences Node. Users are encouraged to access the data from the LOLA Data Node, as it may be updated more frequently than the Geosciences Node archive.

LOLA is the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter, which determines the global topography of the lunar surface at high resolution. LOLA data sets are produced by the LOLA Science Team at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.

The LOLA Data Node is the primary source for LOLA data products. The Data Node, managed by the LOLA Science Team, is updated more  frequently than the three-month intervals between LRO deliveries to PDS. Users who require the most recent LOLA data should use the Lunar Orbital Data Explorer (ODE) to locate and download the data at the LOLA Data Node.

Latest LOLA Data

Lunar Orbital Data Explorer Lunar Orbital Data Explorer - Search, display, and download  the most recently released data from the LOLA Data Node.

Related Information

LOLA Frequently Asked Questions
 
LOLA RDR Software - Translate binary RDR files into comma-separated-value text files for use in spreadsheets, space-separated tables for plotting, or binary "xyz" format for use with mapping tools.
 
PDS Catalog Files
EDR Dataset Description
RDR Dataset Description
GDR Dataset Description
SHADR Dataset Description
LOLA Instrument Description
Personnel
References
Software Interface Specifications (SISs)
LOLA EDR Data Product SIS (PDF, 969 KB)
LOLA RDR Data Product SIS (PDF, 792 KB)
LOLA Archive Volume SIS (PDF, 556 KB)
 
LOLA Team Web Site

Archived Copy of LOLA Data Sets at the Geosciences Node

The PDS Geosciences Node archives a copy of the data at the LOLA Data Node at every three-month LRO release.
Raw Data Products
EDR - Experiment Data Records
Derived Data Products
RDR - Reduced Data Records
GDR - Gridded Data Records
SHADR - Spherical Harmonic Data Records

 

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