Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

Order Data

Order Data

EarthData Search

Search NASA Earth Science data by keyword and filter by time or space.

ASDC Order Tool

Search and order data by project, parameter, data set, geographic region and time range. Ordering requires login, searching does not.

CALIPSO Subset Tool

Search and subset CALIPSO Level 1 and select Level 2 Lidar data

Customization Options

  • Search and subset by date, time, and geolocation
  • Subset by parameter and geolocation, including ESRI-defined regions
  • Output formats: HDF and NetCDF
  • Now supporting Level 2 V4.10 datasets

CERES Subset Tool

Search and subset CERES Level 2 SSF and FLASHFlux data

Customization Options

  • Search and subset by date, time, and geolocation
  • Subset by parameter and geolocation
  • Output formats: HDF and NetCDF

CERES Subset and Visualization Tool

Subset, visually browse, and download CERES Level 3 and select Level 2 data products

  • Output formats: NetCDF and some ASCII

MISR Order Tool

Order and customize MISR data.

  • Features include:
    • Multiple consecutive and non-consecutive path and orbit searches
    • Sorting search results by date, path, orbit, camera, and file version
  • Customization options include:
    • Subsetting by parameter, block, and spatial coordinates
    • Additional latitude and longitude layers, and unpacking and unscaling applicable fields
    • Output data in HDF-EOS stacked-block grid or conventional grid format.

MOPITT Subset Tool

Search and subset MOPITT Versions 6 and 7  Level 2 data

Customization Options

  • Search and subset MOPITT Versions 6 and 7 Level 2 data

TES Subset Tool

Search and subset TES Level 2 global survey standard data

Customization Options

  • Search and subset by date, time, and geolocation
  • Subset by parameter and geolocation, including ESRI-defined regions
  • Output formats: HDF and NetCDF

TAD Web Application

Tools designed to meet the user community needs for manipulating aircraft data for scientific research on climate change and air quality relevant issues.

Features Include

  • Select data based on mission, date and/or scientific parameter
  • Output original data submitted by each measurement Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Create merged, i.e. geolocated data, from one or multiple measurement PIs.

Datapool: FTP access

FTP or OPeNDAP interface.

  • Projects: ACRIM III, MISR, MOPITT, SAGE III, and TES

Education Resources

Educational resources for the public reviewed by science and education experts.

MEaSUREs

MEaSUREs (Making Earth Science Data Records for Use in Research Environments) supports the NASA Earth Science research community in providing Earth science data products and services driven by NASA’s Earth Science goals. Through the MEaSUREs Program, NASA is continuing its commitment to expand understanding the Earth system using consistent records.

My NASA Data

Access various satellite data

  • Live Access Server provides charts, plots and graphs to display and visualize data
  • Lesson plans with a wide variety of topics
  • Helps make NASA Earth Science data accessible to the citizen science community

Access SSE Data

Obtain Surface meteorology and Solar Energy (SSE) data

  • Available for locations, global/regional areas, and daily and monthly ground measurements
  • Provided for 1° latitude by 1° longitude grid cells over the 22-year period July 1983 through June 2005