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. 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.
Resource Spotlight
Find data, articles, webinars and other resources on relevant topics in one place on these spotlight pages.
Open Science

Wildfires

Wildfire is an essential process connecting terrestrial systems to the atmosphere and climate.


Tropical Cyclones
Ryan Boller, ESDIS Data Visualization Lead, plays a key role in the development of NASA’s Global Imagery Browse Services and Worldview.
Data from NASA’s ASF DAAC helps scientists like Dr. Zhong Lu develop satellite radar remote-sensing techniques for studying geohazards.
Scientists develop routine service for wildfire detection in the continental United States with a latency of less than 60 seconds.
Data from NASA’s SEDAC help Thomas Parris assess the impact of water stress on agriculture, industries, and people around the globe.
New data layer lets users cut through the smoke to see surface features like active fire fronts and post-fire impacts.
NASA Earth observation data contributed to the discovery of a previously unknown subpopulation of polar bears in Southeast Greenland.
Spire data will be openly available to U.S. government-funded researchers and federal agencies through NASA’s CSDA program.
Recently released dataset allows users to obtain social vulnerability metrics with population estimates for any user-defined area within the US.
Worldview Image of the Week
Aug 9, 2022

Image captured on 8 August 2022 by the MODIS instrument aboard the Terra satellite.

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