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The Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) Program provides full and open access to NASA’s collection of Earth science data for understanding and protecting our home planet. Begin your Earthdata exploration by clicking on any of the discipline icons above.
Your Gateway to NASA Earth Observation Data
The Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) Program provides full and open access to NASA’s collection of Earth science data for understanding and protecting our home planet.
New to using NASA Earth science data? Our Data Pathfinders will help you chart a path through the process of selecting data products and learning how to use them. Click the arrows on either side of the box to find your topic-specific starting point.
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Open Science
Artificial Intelligence
& Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence refers to the simulation of human decision-making capabilities in machines.

Tropical Cyclones
Article
NASA Earth observation data contributed to the discovery of a previously unknown subpopulation of polar bears in Southeast Greenland.
Article
Spire data will be openly available to U.S. government-funded researchers and federal agencies through NASA’s CSDA program.
Article
Recently released dataset allows users to obtain social vulnerability metrics with population estimates for any user-defined area within the US.
Data User Profile
Data from NASA’s LP DAAC help scientists like Dr. David Thoma determine how climate change will impact natural resources on National Park System…
Article
A NASA Airborne and Field Data Working Group workshop gathered valuable feedback to improve the acquisition and use of airborne and field data.
Data Chat
In the Information Technology sector, change is constant. For Information Systems Security Officer Christopher Mishaga, so is the need to protect…
Article
Along with NASA engineers, NASA’s Earth Science Mission Operations (ESMO) Project is credited with Aqua’s remarkable longevity in space
Article
Since 2002, NASA’s Aqua satellite has orbited the Earth more than 100,000 times, and produced one of the longest near-continuous records of Earth…
Worldview Image of the Week
Jun 27, 2022

Image captured on 27 June 2022 by the MODIS instrument aboard the Terra satellite.

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