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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 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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AIRS monthly air temperature, July 2007, for the United States, at 850 hPA - plotted with Giovanni-4.
Sep 05, 2014 - Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) monthly data are now in Giovanni-4

Data parameters include atmospheric temperature, water vapor, geopotential height, radiation, & cloud properties

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Climate change in the highlands of India could affect the production, and price, of Darjeeling tea, prized by tea connoisseurs.
Aug 29, 2014 - Summer Temperature Trends in India’s Tea-Growing Region

Climate change in the highlands of India could adversely affect the tea crop

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Monitoring atmospheric mercury levels at remote Amsterdam Island was the subject of one of the most interesting papers using Giovanni from the first half of 2014.
Aug 27, 2014 - The July-August 2014 issue of the Giovanni News is online

Newsletter describes the 7 "most interesting" papers from the first half of 2014

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MODIS-Terra images of seasonal flooding in Malawi. Left: 12/26/2006. Right: 1/11/2007. The Shire River, subject of a 2014 paper that used Giovanni, flows from Lake Malawi into the Zambezi River through wetlands, including the “Elephant Marsh".
Jul 28, 2014 - Giovanni publications for the first half of 2014

103 publications tallied in peer-reviewed journals or scientific books

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