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.
Wildfires

NASA provides many resources for monitoring and tracking wildfires.

Open Science

Open Science empowers an inclusive, collaborative scientific process through the open sharing of data and knowledge.

Air Quality

Air pollution is one of the largest global environmental and health threats.

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The Algorithm Publication Tool (APT) streamlines the authoring of Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents (ATBDs), which guide how data are processed.
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Data from NASA's Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) help personnel in Canada's Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Climate Change manage wildfires.
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NASA's Western Water Applications Office (WWAO) gets NASA Earth science data into the hands of Western U.S. water managers.
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Researchers are using NASA Earth observation data to measure India’s air pollution and identify who could be harmed most by it.
Worldview Image of the Week

Image captured on June 20, 2024, by the MODIS and AIRS instruments aboard NASA's Aqua satellite.

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