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Getting Data

We have many datasets from multiple sensors on multiple platforms. The following methods are available for getting data products. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Find data sets using keywords in a Google-like interface or directory navigation based on Science Areas and Projects.
Our data are available to users via OPeNDAP (formerly, DODS). To learn more, start here.
Some of our data are available via the OGC Web Map Services. To learn more, start here.

Data Discovery

If you're not sure what data you want or what data we have, use the following to assist you.

Explore our data in your Web browser through visualizations and analysis without having to download the data. To learn more, start here.
Mirador Science Areas Browse data holdings by science keywords.
Short descriptions of important geophysical parameters with links to associated datasets.

Other Data Access

The following items may also be useful to some of our users.

Online/FTP resource for heritage datasets including UARS, TOVS, OCTS, TOMS, and more.
Reverb searches against the ECHO metadata clearinghouse which facilitates all data discovery and order processing capabilities. To Reverberate is to "echo back or reecho."
Links to other data centers.

Latest News

The 2nd Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop will be held November 10 and November 12-14, 2014.
Oct 10, 2014 - The 2nd Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop – Registration Now Open

Live presentations and posters highlight research which used the NASA Giovanni system

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Comparison of satellite sensor AOD to GSFC AERONET station AOD, June 2006 – December 2010. See article text for full explanation of this visualization.  Click the picture to view full-size.
Oct 10, 2014 - MAPSS Statistical Explorer: Interactive exploration of uncertainty in spaceborne aerosol retrievals

Provides a compilation of statistical results for atmospheric aerosol observations in a Web interface

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Fig. 3 from Li et al. (2013), comparing the two PBL SO2 algorithms. Images depict monthly mean SO2, August 2006, over the eastern United States: (left) PCA algorithm data; (right) BRD algorithm data. Circles indicate locations of known sources of SO2.
Oct 01, 2014 - New algorithm improves observation of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere by OMI

Ozone Monitoring Instrument can detect sulfur emissions from volcanoes and fossil-fuel power plants

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NASA’s Nimbus-6 mission launched on June 12, 1975.
Sep 26, 2014 - Nimbus-6 HIRS and SCAMS meteorological data products recovered and released to public

Instruments provided atmospheric temperature and water vapor data from 1975-1976

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The Aura spacecraft is one of NASA's three Earth Observation System satellites. Terra (launched in 1998) and Aqua (launched in 2002) are the other two EOS satellites.
Sep 17, 2014 - 2014 Aura Science Team Meeting Celebrates 10 Years in Orbit

NASA GES DISC archives and distributes data from 3 of the 4 Aura instruments

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